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Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama (Signed First Edition)

Alison Bechdel

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ISBN 10: 0618982507 / ISBN 13: 9780618982509
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012
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New York: HMH [2012]. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. BRAND NEW. Very fine/very fine in all respects. A pristine unread copy, opened only for signature. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Smoke-free. Defect-free. Shipped in well padded box. Comes with mylar dust jacket protector. You cannot find a better copy. She has signed her name only, without inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 04-2012-92

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Title: Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama (Signed ...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition...

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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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HMH Hardover, 2012Previous ISBN 978-0-618-98250-9

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