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Burlington book festival 2006 september 15, 2006 cartoonist and author alison bechdel reads from her new, critically acclaimed graphic memoir fun home with. Front cover of fun home: a family tragicomic, an awesome graphic novel by american cartoonist alison bechdel. Fun home: a family tragicomic pdf book, by alison bechdel, isbn: 0618871713, genres: comics & graphic novels.
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