The Imposter's Daughter by Laurie Sandell
by sabine7 / January 23, 2011


Pick up The Impostor's Daughter by Laurie Sandell and you'll be page-turning for hours. An excellent introduction to the graphic novel for a certain demographic (we will admit that this will be of more interest to a female audience), The Impostor's Daughter is the story of how a larger-than-life father and his tall tales affect a daughter who creates dramas of her own to measure up. Would the story stand up without the images? It's a moot point, as it is truly the combination that draws the reader (and the eye) in and does not release them till it's over. Sandell's memoir is witty, poignant and a good reflection of both pop and celebrity culture. The search is on for more books like this one.

Paperback, 272 pages. Back Bay Books, 2010 (reprint). $10.62 at Amazon

The Imposter's Daughter at Amazon

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