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↑ Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic list ➻ Book By Alison Bechdel ⡾ ↑ Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic list ➻ Book By Alison Bechdel ⡾ DISCOVER the BESTSELLING GRAPHIC MEMOIR behind the SENSATIONAL LONDON MUSICAL The award winning musical adaptation that took America by storm now playing to five star reviews at the Young Vic A sapphic graphic treat The TimesA moving and darkly humorous family tale, pitch perfectly illustrated with Alison Bechdel s gothic drawings If you liked Marjane Satrapi s Persepolis you ll love this Meet Alison s father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family s Victorian home, a third generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with his male students and the family babysitter When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.Interweaving between childhood memories, college life and present day, and through narrative that is equally heartbreaking and fiercely funny, Alison looks back on her complex relationship with her father and finds they had in common than she ever knew A groundbreaking masterpiece The Independent A finely woven blend of yearning and euphoric fantasy Evening Standard Fun A Family Tragicomic is a graphic memoir by the American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, author of comic strip Dykes to Watch Out ForIt chronicles s childhood and youth in rural Pennsylvania, United States, focusing on her complex relationship with fatherThe book addresses themes sexual orientation, gender roles, suicide, emotional abuse, dysfunctional familydykestowatchoutfor About Photo credit Elena Seibert Bechdel To For became countercultural institution among lesbians discerning non all over planet And recent, darkly humorous memoirs about family have forged an unlikely intimacy even wider range readers Alison ALISON BECHDEL has been careful archivist own life kept journal since she was ten Since chronicling lives various characters fictionalized strip, one preeminent oeuvres comics genre, period Ms AlisonBechdel Twitter The latest Tweets from Vermont, USA MacArthur Foundation macfound memoirist exploring complexities familial relationships multilayered works that use interplay word image weave sophisticated narratives IMDb Art Department Cartoon College born September , Lock Haven, Lesbian Cartoonist Countered Dad Aug coming out as lesbian at age novelist made it point be open sexuality It decision consciously reaction Fun Home FREE shipping qualifying offers fresh brilliantly told cult favorite artist, marked gothic twists, funeral home Wikipedia Drawn Life New Yorker Last February, invited give annual Paumanok Lecture Literature Culture Long Island University Brooklyn campus series sponsored Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

 

    • Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    • 3.1
    • 248
    • Library Binding
    • 0224080512
    • Alison Bechdel
    • 22 August 2016

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