(2006)

Houghton Mifflin, 2006 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
19.95 USD; 26.95 CAD
Pages
248
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Brand
Houghton Mifflin
ISBN
978-0-618-47794-4; 0-618-47794-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780618477944 90000
Color
Color cover; One Color interior
Binding
Hardcover

[cover and endpaper] (Table of Contents)

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[half title, title, indicia, and table of contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Chapter 1: Old Father, Old Artificer (Table of Contents: 2)

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Alison Bechdel
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Genre
domestic
Characters
Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Alison introduces her family and the odd Victorian mansion in which they live. We meet her father, Bruce, the town funeral home director and high school English teacher who obsessively remodels their home to the exclusion of his family.
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Chapter 2: A Happy Death (Table of Contents: 3)

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Alison Bechdel
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domestic
Characters
Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel (death); Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Allison describes the odd family life of the family that runs the funeral home, all of which leads up to having to attend her father's funeral in the same funeral home.
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Chapter 3: That Old Catastrophe (Table of Contents: 4)

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domestic
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Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Alison describes how her parents met, her father's early obsession with the writing of John Fitzgerald, and her emergence as a lesbian at college.
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Chapter 4: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower (Table of Contents: 5)

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Alison Bechdel
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domestic
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Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Alison describes her discovery that her father was secretly having affairs with men, including a boy who used to be her babysitter. The chapter follows extensive allusions and comparisons to Proust's Remembrance of things Past.
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Chapter 5: The Canary-colored Caravan of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

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domestic
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Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Alison suffers from OCD around the age of eleven, but she turns the obsessions on themselves and obsessively trains herself to not obsess.
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Chapter 6: The Ideal Husband (Table of Contents: 7)

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Alison Bechdel
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domestic
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Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
A particularly eventful summer: Alison's first period, Nixon's resignation, her mother Helen in a play, her father's arrest for providing alcohol to a minor, and a summer storm that tore out two maples in their yard but left the house untouched.
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Chapter 7: The Antihero's Journey (Table of Contents: 8)

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Alison Bechdel
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Alison Bechdel; Bruce Bechdel; Helen Bechdel; Christian Bechdel; John Bechdel
Synopsis
Alison takes a college class on James Joyce, but she spends most of her time reading early LGBT literature.
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Acknowledgements (Table of Contents: 9)

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[endpaper and cover] (Table of Contents: 10)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [cover and endpaper]
    Fun Home
  2. 1. [half title, title, indicia, and table of contents]
  3. 2. Chapter 1: Old Father, Old Artificer
    Fun Home
  4. 3. Chapter 2: A Happy Death
    Fun Home
  5. 4. Chapter 3: That Old Catastrophe
    Fun Home
  6. 5. Chapter 4: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
    Fun Home
  7. 6. Chapter 5: The Canary-colored Caravan of Death
    Fun Home
  8. 7. Chapter 6: The Ideal Husband
    Fun Home
  9. 8. Chapter 7: The Antihero's Journey
    Fun Home
  10. 9. Acknowledgements
    Fun Home
  11. 10. [endpaper and cover]
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