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Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
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  • Author:Alison Bechdel
  • Brand:Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $22.00
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  • Seller:books24seven
  • Sales Rank:245,398
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Hardcover
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:First Edition
  • Pages:304
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):1.4
  • Dimensions (in):1 x 6.3 x 9.3
  • Publication Date:May 1, 2012
  • ISBN:0618982507
  • EAN:9780618982509
  • ASIN:0618982507
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Synopsis
From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazine’s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be.

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a second thrilling tale of filial sleuthery, this time about her mother: voracious reader, music lover, passionate amateur actor. Also a woman, unhappily married to a closeted gay man, whose artistic aspirations simmered under the surface of Bechdel's childhood . . . and who stopped touching or kissing her daughter good night, forever, when she was seven. Poignantly, hilariously, Bechdel embarks on a quest for answers concerning the mother-daughter gulf. It's a richly layered search that leads readers from the fascinating life and work of the iconic twentieth-century psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott, to one explosively illuminating Dr. Seuss illustration, to Bechdel’s own (serially monogamous) adult love life. And, finally, back to Mother—to a truce, fragile and real-time, that will move and astonish all adult children of gifted mothers.

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