Fun Home

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Fun Home by Alison Bechdel is the first graphic novel I have ever read. It is the story of a family where the father is a closeted gay man and the daughter turns out to be a lesbian. The language and artistic details are completely impressive. And it has been turned into an Obie Winning Off-Broadway Musical with aspirations to go to Broadway for the 2014-2015 season. Unique and unusual subject matter for a novel and musical. And yet there are universal themes about family, parents, siblings, sexuality, forgiveness, and finding oneself.

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This is Alison:

Alison-Bechdel-photo-credit-Elena-Seibert[1]Poster for the Musical:

Concert-Poster[1]Photo from the show:

21FUNHOMEjp2-articleLarge[1]Telephone Wire is my favorite song from the show:

Montage from the show:

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