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Fairyland A Memoir of My Father

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ISBN-10: 0393348903

ISBN-13: 9780393348903

Edition: 2014

Authors: Alysia Abbott

List price: $15.95
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Description:

After his wife dies in a car accident, bisexual writer and activist Steve Abbott moves with his two-year-old daughter to San Francisco. There they discover a city in the midst of revolution, bustling with gay men in search of liberation—few of whom are raising a child.Steve throws himself into San Francisco’s vibrant cultural scene. He takes Alysia to raucous parties, pushes her in front of the microphone at poetry readings, and introduces her to a world of artists, thinkers, and writers. But the pair live like nomads, moving from apartment to apartment, with a revolving cast of roommates and little structure. As a child Alysia views her father as a loving playmate who can transform the…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/2/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Alysia Abbott 's work has appeared in Real Simple , Salon , and Atlantic.com . She was a Nieman Affiliate at Harvard University and a contributing producer at WNYC radio. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and two children.