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'I learned about conflict from my parents.' So begins Christina McKenna's haunting memoir of her lonely early life. Recounting scenes from her childhood in Ulster, she paints a memorable and poignant picture of violence and oppression with her brutal father and protective mother, whose retalliation...
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In 1971, the San Francisco-based cartoonist Dan O'Neill decided that his contribution to the cultural revolution would be the destruction of Walt Disney. With a group he tagged The Air Pirates, he put out two issues of a comic book that placed Disney characters in most un-Disneylike situations....