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Becoming Unbecoming by Una

A devastating personal account of gender violence told in graphic-novel form, set against the backdrop of the 1970s Yorkshire Ripper man-hunt.

'She dedicates her book ‘to all the others.’ It’s the first book I ever read that was dedicated to me.' Sarah Hildebrand, Public Books

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Becoming Unbecoming by Una
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It’s 1977 and Una is twelve. A serial murderer is at large in West Yorkshire and the police are struggling to solve the case – despite spending more than two million man-hours hunting the killer and interviewing the man himself no less than nine times. As this national news story unfolds around her, Una finds herself on the receiving end of a series of violent acts for which she feels she is to blame. Through image and text Becoming Unbecoming explores what it means to grow up in a culture where male violence goes unpunished and unquestioned. With the benefit of hindsight Una explores her experience, wonders if anything has really changed and challenges a global culture that demands that the victims of violence pay its cost. Also available as an eBook. Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Myriad Editions (30 Sep 2015) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-1-908434-69-2 Size: 170mm x 230mm
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