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My brother's husband Gengoroh Tagame ; translated from the Japanese by Anne Ishii.

Contributor(s): Tagame, Gengoroh, 1964- [author,, illustrator.] | Ishii, Anne [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: vol. 1. Pantheon graphic novels.Edition: First American edition.Description: 352 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9781101871515; 1101871512.Other title: Otouto no Otto.Subject(s): Fathers and daughters -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc | Families -- Comic books, strips, etc | Gay men -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc | Graphic novels | Families | Fathers and daughters | Gay men | Graphic novels | JapanGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 741.5/952 Other classification: FIC045000 | CGN006000 | CGN004130 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.
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"Originally published as Otouto no Otto by Futabasha Publishers Ltd., Tokyo, in 2014"--Title page verso.

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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.

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