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Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
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Aug 08, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: borrowed, glbt, graphic-novel, memoir
Read in August, 2012

It's interesting that I found this so compelling despite disagreeing completely with the psychological theories Bechdel relies so heavily on to tell this story. Bechdel tells a very personal story in a way that enables the reader to reflect on themselves along with her. It's intimate and well-written (and woven)... you can almost hear her reading it to you. I think this one will stick with me the way her other work has.
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