Now a feature film with Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern
A new paperback edition of the modern classic timed to the release of the Alexander Payne-produced film version.
Meet Wilson, an opinionated middle-aged loner who loves his dog and quite possibly no one else. In an ongoing quest to find human connection, he badgers friend and stranger alike into a series of one-sided conversations, punctuating his own lofty discursions with a brutally honest, self-negating sense of humor. After his father dies, Wilson, now irrevocably alone, sets out to find his ex-wife with the hope of rekindling their long-dead relationship, and discovers he has a teenage daughter, born after the marriage ended and given up for adoption. Wilson eventually forces all three to reconnect as a family--a doomed mission that will surely, inevitably backfire.
Daniel Clowes, one of the leading cartoonists of our time creates a thoroughly engaging, complex, and fascinating portrait of the modern egoist--outspoken and oblivious to the world around him. Working in a single-page gag format and drawing in a spectrum of styles, the cartoonist of Ghost World, Ice Haven, and The Death-Ray gives us Wilson, his funniest and most deeply affecting novel to date.
This item is Non-Returnable
- ISBN-13: 9781770462441
- ISBN-10: 1770462449
- Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
- Publish Date: February 2017
- Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.4 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.75 pounds
- Page Count: 80