By Alison Bechdel
Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was once a popular culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a moment exciting story of filial sleuthery, this time approximately her mom: voracious reader, song lover, passionate novice actor. additionally a lady, unhappily married to a closeted homosexual guy, whose creative aspirations simmered less than the skin of Bechdel's adolescence . . . and who stopped touching or kissing her daughter solid evening, ceaselessly, whilst she was once seven. Poignantly, hilariously, Bechdel embarks on a quest for solutions about the mother-daughter gulf. it is a richly layered seek that leads readers from the interesting existence and paintings of the long-lasting twentieth-century psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott, to 1 explosively illuminating Dr. Seuss representation, to Bechdel’s personal (serially monogamous) grownup love lifestyles. And, ultimately, again to Mother—to a truce, fragile and real-time, that would flow and astonish all grownup youngsters of proficient mothers.
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Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel