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Fun Home

A Family Tragicomic

by Alison Bechdel

Paperback, 232 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $13.95 |


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An unusual 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 historic preservation expert dedicated to restoring the family's Victorian home, funeral home director, high-school English teacher, and closeted homosexual. Reprint.

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Alison Bechdel is the author of the long-running syndicated comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. Elena Seibert/Courtesy of O+M Co. hide caption

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Lesbian Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Countered Dad's Secrecy By Being Out And Open

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