Graphic Novel · Julia P · Memoir · Non-Fiction · Quick Read!

Calling Dr. Laura | by Nicole J. Georges

Calling Dr. Laura

Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir by Nicole J. Georges
(Mariner Books, 2013, 288 pages)

This graphic memoir recounts Georges experiences as she tries to unravel her past while at the same time coming out to her mother. Georges has been told her whole life that her father died of colon cancer when she was young. But when a friend takes her to a palm reader for her birthday she is told that her biological father is definitely still alive. This is obviously taken with a grain of salt, but the author can’t help but feel this information nagging at her.

As she tries to figure out what she’s going to do we also see a romantic relationship progress and note how this impacts the decisions Georges makes. If you’re a graphic novel fan and are interested in coming out stories/familial “drama” you might enjoy this title. Comparisons have been made between this title and Alison Bechdel’s “Fun Home.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s