7 edition of Thumbsucker found in the catalog.
January 1, 2006
Written in English
|Contributions||Takashi Homma (Contributor), Todd Cole (Photographer), Ed Templeton (Photographer), Mark Borthwick (Photographer)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||144|
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Thumbsucker A Novel by Walter Kirn. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Walter Kirn is the regular book reviewer for New York magazine and a contributing editor to Time. He is the author of two previous works of fiction, My Hard Bargain and She Needed Me. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Oxford. pharmaceuticals—THUMBSUCKER takes courageous risks to speak the truth about the way we live. “It was a difficult project to get going,” says producer Anthony Bregman. “It’s a really original book, and Mike’s treatment of it is also really original The industry.
" -- book deals @ New York, United States Abebooks Marketplace ratings @ % positive Very Good $ + = $ Buy it "A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains Edition: 1st Edition. "Thumbsucker", one of the most original movies playing locally, deserves to be seen by a wider audience. Mike Mills, its director, has adapted Walter Kirn's novel with honesty and integrity, giving the viewer a picture of a young man and his family at a difficult time in their lives and how they relate and cope with the situation.
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Thumbsucker book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This eighties-centric, Ritalin-fueled, pitch-perfect comic novel by a /5. Thumbsucker is the truest book about adolescence I've read since This Boy's Life, and Kirn is some kind of comic genius.
--Tim Appelo. From Publishers Weekly. Dark and witty, novelist (She Needed Me) and book critic Kirn's narrative of demoralized s suburbia chronicles the coming-of-age of Justin Cobb, a year-old who develops a series of /5(26).
Thumbsucker might be called a coming-of-age story, but it is not, thank God, at much risk of becoming a candidate for Oprah's Book Club. Unlike the narrators of standard-issue tales of adolescent angst and self-loathing, Kirn's downy-cheeked hero never outgrows his awkwardness, solipsism and ingrown strangeness/5(7).
If Thumbsucker the film offers an honest and funny look at those who feel deeply flawed, both in youth and middle age, Thumbsucker the photo book offers an honest and funny behind-the-scenes look at the heartbreaking and uplifting process of producing such a project.
With an introduction from Tilda Swinton, who Thumbsucker book both Thumbsucker book and book Format: Paperback. Thumbsucker A Novel. Walter Kirn.
7 Ratings; (She Needed Me) and book critic Kirn's narrative of demoralized s suburbia chronicles the coming-of-age of Justin Cobb, a year-old who develops a series of addictions after his dentist-cum-therapist breaks his thumb-sucking habit.
This premise is fortified by Kirn's uncommonly /5(7). About Thumbsucker. This eighties-centric, Ritalin-fueled, pitch-perfect comic novel by a writer to watch brings energy and originality to the classic Midwestern coming-of-age Justin Cobb, "the King Kong of oral obsessives" (as his dentist dubs him) and the most appealingly bright and screwed-up fictional adolescent since Holden Caulfield donned his hunter’s cap.
Thumbsucker book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for Thumbsucker book. Justin Cobb, the main character of Mike Mills's directorial debut, is still su /5.
Dubbed "the King Kong of oral obsessives" by his hippie dentist, Justin Cobb is a year-old desperate to find a way to break this embarrassing habit he 71%.
Thumbsucker is a novel by Walter was adapted into a film of the same name by Mike Mills in Author: Walter Kirn. "Thumbsucker" is about a bright but obscurely discontented year-old named Justin, who still sucks his thumb. His parents are "Audrey" and "Mike" (Tilda Swinton and Vincent D'Onofrio), who like to be called by their first names.
Thumbsucker () Plot. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Synopsis (1) Summaries. Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Thumbsucker, Paperback by Kirn, Walter, ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US A boy wracked with a serious oral fixation tries everthing to break the cycle--sex, substance abuse, fly fishing, work, and religion--but nothing seems to work.
Walter Kirn is the regular book reviewer for New York magazine and a contributing editor to Time. He is the author of two previous works of fiction, My Hard Bargain and She Needed Me. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Oxford, he lives in Livingston, Montana.
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Average rating: out of 5 occasionally poignant, and even disturbing, deeply wise on the vexed subject of fathers and sons, Walter Kirn's Thumbsucker is an utterly fresh and all because it might as well be two different worlds with characters with the same names.
A book in the vein of Catcher in the Rye, the /5(4). The circularity of Justin's thumb and mouth and arm reflects the circularity of "Thumbsucker" itself. This is a book that rejects the idea of growing up, of progress, of the transforming power of Author: Adam Goodheart.
I absolutely love this book. Justin Cobb has a problem with sucking his thumb and after visiting his dentist who hypnotizes him, Justin develops new obsessions to replace thumbsucking. He experiments with sex and drugs, joins the debate team, becomes a Mormon, fly fishes, just about anything.
Also central to the story is Justin's dysfunctional /5(10). Thumbsucker is a triumph -- not only for Kirn but for anyone who believes that literature works through its honest, elegant simplicity rather than bombastic language, terrorist bombings, or thinly veiled celebrity charades.
The book functions like a fractal, where micro-moments reflect a /5(21).On the final page of the Thumbsucker photobook (which every-one is holding at the store) there is a picture of my dad reading Walter's Kirn's book at our Portland set.
I forgot about that page of the book - it was startling and perfect to see him there, on this day.Thumbsucker Walter Kirn, Author Anchor Books $ (p) ISBN and book critic Kirn's narrative of demoralized s suburbia chronicles .