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Author Tagame, Gengoroh, 1964- author, illustrator.

Uniform Title Otouto no Otto. English
Title My brother's husband. #1 / Gengoroh Tagame ; translated from the Japanese by Anne Ishii.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
2017

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Young Adult Graphic Novel  YA G Tagame, G.  Vol. 1    ---  Available
Edition First American edition.
Description 352 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Pantheon graphic novels
Note "Originally published as Otouto no Otto by Futabasha Publishers Ltd., Tokyo, in 2014"--Title page verso.
Reads from right to left.
Summary Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who declares himself the widower of Yaichi's estranged gay twin, Ryoji. Mike is on a quest to explore Ryoji's past, and the family reluctantly but dutifully takes him in. What follows is an unprecedented and heartbreaking look at the state of a largely still-closeted Japanese gay culture: how it's been affected by the West, and how the next generation can change the preconceptions about it and prejudices against it.
Source B&T 04.2018 PARS
Subject Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Gay men -- Fiction.
Graphic novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Added Author Ishii, Anne, translator.
ISBN 9781101871515
1101871512

 
    
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