A Family TragicomicGraphic Novel - 2006
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"Alison Bechdel’s beloved graphic novel is an elaborately layered account of life and artifice, family silence and revelation, springing from her father’s suicide."
This book appears on ALA’s 2015 top challenges list. “Distant and exacting, Bruce Bechdel was an English teacher and director of the town funeral home, which Alison and her family referred to as the "Fun Home." It was not until college that Alison, who had recently come out as a lesbian... Read More »
A powerful memoir of cartoonist Alison Bechdel about her childhood in rural Pennsylvania and her trying relationship with her father.
An essential book in the graphic novel medium, Fun Home lives up to its reputation. In a narrative that is both gripping and circuitous, Alison Bechdel tells the story of growing up and self-discovery within a brilliant, unusual, and troubled family.
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