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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 Paperback: 208 pages Size: 170mm x 230mm

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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.

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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Code BBECO
ISBN 9781908434692
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