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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father

Named a New York Times Editors' Choice and one of the best books of 2013 by The San Francisco Chronicle, Goodreads, and others, Fairyland will be in published in paperback June 2014.
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"I'm so glad you wrote this book."

— Terry Gross, Host of NPR's Fresh Air
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Alysia Abbott will be teaching a series of memoir classes this spring at Grub Street in Boston, Massachusetts. 
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Because mine isn't the only story about losing a parent to AIDS, and because these stories need to be heard, I've launched a kickstarter campaign for The Recollectors