A Family TragicomicBook - 2006
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Eisner Award winner 2007
Bechdel explores the life and death of her father in this coming-of-age graphic novel memoir.
ArapahoeLauraRose Jul 27, 2018
Next time someone tells you "graphic novels aren't REAL literature," hand them this. WOW but Bechdel is one smart lady! On the surface, Bechdel's tragicomic memoir is about her relationship with her father, and about coming out as a lesbian, which she did just before her father's death.... Read More »
ArapahoeJennieB Jan 19, 2017
An autobiography told in graphic novel form. Alison Bechdel's memoir is gritty, funny, heartwarming, and "graphic." The author's wit and humor while reliving her "unconventional" childhood, and her adventures as a young lesbian coming out to her closeted father will reel you... Read More »
ArapahoeSteffen Nov 23, 2016
I really enjoyed this; it was one of the most cerebral things I've read since graduating.
A well-read lesbian's biography which focuses mainly on her father, and her childhood in the 1970s. Turns out that her father was a closeted gay man for her entire upbringing, and not a flamboyantly fun ga... Read More »
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