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Truckface

Author
Title
Truckface / LB.
Published
Chicago, IL : the author, [200x?]-
Description
v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects (Genre)
Summary
LB, a genderqueer person from Chicago, writes about relationships, bad jobs, travel, and city living and includes small illustrations in her personal zines. She includes drawings and clip art and the entries are all typewritten or handwritten. In issue 13 and beyond, she writes about her job as a new teacher at a public middle school in Chicago, and the frustration and misery she experiences, as well as the small moments of laughter and gratitude. LB attempts to maintain control in the classroom while still being human to her students, and focuses mainly on her 7th period "problem class." In no.15, genderqueer LB, now 30 relates more stories about teaching English in a failing public high school, and makes a point to incorporate activism into her assignments. She also writes about Rahm Emanuel, her dying grandfather, going on tour with a punk band, and getting evicted. Included are doodle-y inks "re-creations and approximations of student work." Issue 16 includes the usual stories and drawings, and tells LB's story of the Chicago teachers' strike against Emanuel, including email reprints.
Notes
No. 9 issued with No Better Voice no. 1.
Nos. 3 and 4 gift of Yumi Lee, donated in 2006.
Nos. 7 and 8 purchased at the Madison Zine Fest in 2005.
No. 9 gift of Sheila Dignazio, donated in 2007.
Nos. 9, 10, 14 gift of Celia Perez, donated in 2007 and 2012.
No. 10 purchased from Learning to Leave a Paper Trail zine distro in 2007.
No. 12 gift of StrangerDanger zine distro, donated in 2007.
No. 13 acquired via a trade with StrangerDanger zine distro in 2009.
No. 14 purchased from Cindy Crabb/Riot Grrr distro in 2012.
No. 16 purchased from Antiquated Furniture distro in 2013.
Language
English
Format
Journal 3736cd1b1d9f48d9a1f50a296c8de3974ca6dfc02fd2844257ff576200c55385 Journal/Periodical
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