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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US AUTOBIO BEC2012
Title: Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama
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Personal name: Bechdel, Alison (writer)
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009841 checked in 2019-05-25 13:11:09

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Autobiographical
International Standard Book Number: 9780618982509
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2012
Extent: hard cover
Summary, etc. note: 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.
Expansion of summary note: Memoir, Graphic novel, Non-fiction comics, mother, mom, father. parents, family, relationships, women
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: May, 2019
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