My brother's husband /

Tagame, Gengoroh, 1964-

My brother's husband / Gengoroh Tagame ; translated from the Japanese by Anne Ishii. - First American edition. - New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 2017. - 704 p. 19 cm

"Originally published as Otouto no Otto by Futabasha Publishers Ltd., Tokyo, in 2014"--Title page verso.

"From one of Japan's most notable manga artists: a heartbreaking and redemptive tale of mourning and acceptance that compares and contrasts the contemporary nature of gay tolerance in the East and the West. Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo, married to wife Natsuki, father to young daughter Kana. Their lives are suddenly upended 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, revelatory look at and journey into the largely still-closeted Japanese gay culture: how it's been affected by the West, and how the next generation has the chance to change the preconceptions of and prejudices against it"--

9781101871515 (v. 1 : hardback) 9781101871539 (v. 2 : hardback)

2016047082


Gay men--Japan--Comic books, strips, etc.
FICTION / Family Life.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Literary.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga / Gay & Lesbian.

Asian lives.


Graphic novels.

PN6790.J33 / T255613 2017

741.5/952

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