• Title : Are You My Mother?

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  • ISBN: 0618982507

  • Format Type: Hardcover

  • Number of Pages: 290 pages


Are You My Mother? Description

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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thumbnail Title: Are You My Mother?
Author:Alison Bechdel
ISBN :0618982507
ranting: 4.5
Reviewer: 4053 Reviews
Description: 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 Be

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