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Are You My Mother?

A Comic Drama

by Alison Bechdel

Hardcover, 286 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $22 |


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Are You My Mother?
A Comic Drama
Alison Bechdel

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Book Summary

Depicts the author's mother as a voracious reader, music lover and passionate amateur actress who quietly suffers as the wife of a closeted gay artist and withdraws from her young daughter, who searches for answers to the separation later in life.

Awards and Recognition

7 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List