Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Author(s): Alison Bechdel

Graphic Novels | Lesbian & Bi Biography / Memoir

In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. In her hands, personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, written with controlled force and enlivened with humor, rich literary allusion, and heartbreaking detail.
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, discovered that her father was also gay. A few weeks after this revelation, he was dead, leaving a legacy of mystery for his daughter to resolve.

$32.95(AUD)

Available Stock:
4

Add to Cart

Click & Collect


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

ALISON BECHDEL has been a careful archivist of her own life and kept a journal since she was ten. Since 1983 she has been chronicling the lives of various characters in the fictionalized "Dykes to Watch Out For" strip, "one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period" (Ms.). The strip is syndicated in 50 alternative newspapers, translated into multiple languages, and collected into a book series with a quarter of a million copies in print. Utne magazine has listed DTWOF as "one of the greatest hits of the twentieth century."

General Fields

  • : 9780618871711
  • : Mariner Books
  • : Mariner Books
  • : May 2007
  • : 229mm X 154mm X 14mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 232
  • : 741.5973
  • : Paperback
  • : Alison Bechdel
  • : illustrations