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Fun home : a family tragicomic

Author: Alison Bechdel
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Mariner books editionView all editions and formats
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A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Graphic Novel
Graphic novels
Comics (Graphic works)
Autobiographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Alison Bechdel; Alison Bechdel; Alison Bechdel; Alison Bechdel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Bechdel
ISBN: 9780618871711 0618871713 9781417823147 1417823143 1435289285 9781435289284
OCLC Number: 232853536
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2006.
"A Mariner book."
Awards: American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards, 2007.
Description: 232 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Old father, old artificer --
A happy death --
That old catastrophe --
In the shadow of young girls in flower --
The canary-colored caravan of death --
The ideal husband --
The antihero's journey.
Other Titles: Family tragicomic
Responsibility: Alison Bechdel.

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A memoir done in the form of a graphic novel by a cult favorite comic artist offers a darkly funny family portrait that details her relationship with her father--a funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual.

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