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The true biography of the historical figure, writer, alcoholic, lesbian, and world traveler: Jane Sydney Auer Bowles.
The true biography of the historical figure, writer, alcoholic, lesbian, and world traveler: Jane Sydney Auer Bowles.
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    A digital copy + a print copy of chapter one (available on Kickstarter one month before it will be available to consumers and retailers)

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    Handwritten thank you letter from Katy Rex written on an official Strange Wit poscard + digital copy of chapter one (available on Kickstarter one month before it will be available to consumers and retailers)
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    Handwritten thank you letter from Katy Rex WRITTEN WHILE DRUNK on an official Strange Wit poscard + digital copy of chapter one (available on Kickstarter one month before it will be available to consumers and retailers)
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    A poorly drawn mini-comic by Katy Rex and minicomic expert Joe Mochove (Dirt Worst) featuring the signature drink recipes of the Beat era literati + a digital copy of chapter one

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    A sketch card chosen AT RANDOM from one of our talented artists + A digital copy + a print copy of chapter one (available on Kickstarter one month before it will be available to consumers and retailers)

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    Set of 10 postcards + digital copy of chapter one (Postcard set is from each of the contributing artists and features various locations that Jane Bowles lived. Art from: Adam Gorham, Anne Maxson, Beatrice Penco Sechi, Betsy Peterschmidt, Ines Estrada, Joshua Hixson, June Vigants, Ryan Kelly, Sean Von Gorman, and Soo Lee!)

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    Handwritten thank you letter from Katy Rex WRITTEN WHILE DRUNK written on an official Strange Wit poscard + print copy of chapter one + digital copy of chapter one

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    Set of 10 postcards + print copy of chapter one + digital copy of chapter one (Postcard set is from each of the contributing artists and features various locations that Jane Bowles live. Art from: Adam Gorham, Anne Maxson, Beatrice Penco Sechi, Betsy Peterschmidt, Ines Estrada, Joshua Hixson, June Vigants, Ryan Kelly, Sean Von Gorman, and Soo Lee!

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    CUSTOM STRANGE WIT FLASK + print copy of chapter one + digital copy of chapter one

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    Print copy of chapter one WITH SIGNED BOOK PLATE AND SIGNATURES FROM: Katy Rex, Tyler Jenkins, June Vigants, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Kate Lacour + digital copy of chapter one

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    1 original page from The Iron Table (from chapter four) by artist SEAN VON GORMAN + digital copy of chapter one

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    1 original page from A Guatemalan Idyll (from chapter ten) by artist INES ESTRADA + digital copy of chapter one

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    1 original page from A Quarreling Pair (from chapter two) by artist JOSHUA HIXSON + digital copy of chapter one

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    1 original page from Andrew (from chapter five) by artist ADAM GORHAM + digital copy of chapter one

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    1 original page from Chapter One by artist TYLER JENKINS + digital copy of chapter one

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    Limited edition, signed and numbered, hand-pressed folio with 25 pages of concept and sketch art from the whole team of artists. Each page is signed by its creator, folio will include roughs, unlettered pages, and unpublished pinups from Tyler Jenkins et al.
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    10' x 6' (304cm x 183cm) original spray and stencil dinosaur skeleton art piece by Katy Rex, dinosaur species of your choice + digital copy of chapter one

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    ORIGINAL COMMISSIONS BY JUNE VIGANTS! 8x10 ink wash commission +print copy of chapter one + digital copy of chapter one

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    Watercolor commission of the single subject of your choice by artist MARGUERITE SAUVAGE + digital copy of chapter one

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