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Fun home : a family tragicomic

This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father. And yet, apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned 'fun home, ' as Alison and her brothers call it, the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.--From publisher description.

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  • "This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father. And yet, apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned 'fun home, ' as Alison and her brothers call it, the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.--From publisher description."@en
  • "This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father. And yet, apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned 'fun home, ' as Alison and her brothers call it, the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.--From publisher description."
  • "A 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 funeral home director, high school English teacher, and closeted homosexual."@en
  • ""Récit d'inspiration autobiographique qui évoque l'enfance et l'adolescence d'une jeune Américaine qui découvre peu à peu son attirance pour les femmes. Une part importante du récit est consacrée à ses relations ambiguës avec son père dont elle décèle l'homosexualité refoulée. Nourrie d'allusions littéraires, une solide analyse psychologique qui aborde le sujet avec franchise et tact. Dessin en bichromie au trait épuré."--SDM."
  • "Beeldroman over de problematische verhouding tussen de lesbische schrijfster en haar homoseksuele vader."
  • "Alison's father is a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian home, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with his male students and the family babysitter. This work shows a daughter's complex yearning for her father."
  • "This book takes its place alongside the unnerving, memorable, darkly funny family memoirs of Augusten Burroughs and Mary Karr. It's a father-daughter tale perfectly suited to the graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian house, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted homosexual who, as it turns out, is involved with male students and a family babysitter. Through narrative that is alternately heartbreaking and fiercely funny, we are drawn into a daughter's complex yearning for her father. And yet, apart from assigned stints dusting caskets at the family-owned 'fun home,' as Alison and her brothers call it, the relationship achieves its most intimate expression through the shared code of books. When Alison comes out as homosexual herself in late adolescence, the denouement is swift, graphic, and redemptive.--From publisher description."@en

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  • "Romans graphiques"
  • "Comic books, strips, etc"
  • "Comic books, strips, etc"@en
  • "Graphic novels"
  • "Graphic novels"@en
  • "Strips (teksten)"
  • "Powieść graficzna"
  • "Graphic novel"
  • "Komiksy"
  • "Electronic books"@en

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  • "Fun home : a family tragicomic"@en
  • "Fun home : a family tragicomic"
  • "Fun Home A Family Tragicomic"
  • "A family tragicomic"
  • "ファン・ホーム : ある家族の悲喜劇"
  • "Fun home : una familia tragicómica"
  • "Fan hōmu : Aru kazoku no hikigeki"@ja
  • "Fan hōmu : aru kazoku no hikigeki"
  • "Fun home : a family tragicomics"
  • "Huan le zhi jia"
  • "Fun home"
  • "Fun home una familia tragicómicacAlison Bechdel ; traducción de Rocío de la Maya"@es
  • "Fun home : familiedrama"
  • "Fun home a family tragicomic"
  • "Fun home a family tragicomic"@en
  • "Fun home: a family tragicomic"@en
  • "歡樂之家"