Alysia Abbott Reads From Fairyland

THU, JUL 16, 2015 (44:46)

Alysia Abbott learned from her father to boldly live the life you are meant to live. In her memoir Fairyland, she chronicles her unusual childhood, growing up on Haight St. in San Fransisco, raised by her father, a gay man who chose to pursue his life to the fullest, against all odds.

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Alysia Abbott is the author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father, which was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and an ALA Stonewall Award winner and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. She grew up in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury, the only child of gay poet and writer, Steve Abbott.

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