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Steve Abbott

Stephen Abbott (known as Steve Abbott; born 24th March, 1956, Broken Hill, New South Wales) is an Australian comedian and author. He was a member of ... More »Stephen Abbott (known as Steve Abbott; born 24th March, 1956, Broken Hill, New South Wales) is an Australian comedian and author. He was a member of the band The Castanet Club with others such as Mikey Robins Angela Moore and Maynard [ Wikipedia ]

'Fairyland,' by Alysia Abbott

Steve Abbott moved on the peripheries of San Francisco poetry. Throughout the 1970s, he wrote in the afterglow of the defining figures of the Bay Area literary scene: Jack Spicer, Robin Glaser and Robert Duncan. Reading and writing at Cloud House - part bookstore, part commune - ...

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'Fairyland': Growing Up With A Gay Dad In '70s And '80s San Francisco : NPR

When her parents met, her father — Steve Abbott — told her mother he was bisexual. However, after her mother died in a car accident when Alysia was a toddler, Steve came out as gay. He moved with his daughter to San Francisco, just as the gay liberation movement was gaining ...

'Fairyland': A Girl Grows Up In San Francisco's Gay Community : NPR

When her parents met, her father — Steve Abbott — told her mother he was bisexual. But when Alysia was a toddler, her mother died in a car accident and Steve came out as gay. He moved with his daughter to San Francisco, just as the gay liberation movement was gaining strength. ...

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An average memoir about a fascinating father

Alysia was momentarily crushed, but then almost anyone would have been more bourgeois than Steve Abbott was in his 20s. By that tender age, he had struggled with his bisexuality in the Midwest of the 1960s, married and had a child, lost his wife in a car accident a couple years later...

Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, by Alysia Abbott Book News Literature & Books Reviews & Headli

) Steve Abbott met Barbara, his future wife, when they were graduate students at Emory University, in Atlanta, in 1968. He was a conscientious objector pursuing a master’s in English literature; she was a self-declared Marxist, studying psychology. He told her he was bisexual. Barbara ...

Sofia Coppola's next film will be about the gay scene in San Francisco · The A.V. Club

Her next project looks to continue that trend, as Coppola and regular collaborator Andrew Durham will co-write an adaptation of Fairyland, Alysia Abbott’s memoir of life before and after the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco with her father, poet and gay activist Steve Abbott. Following the ...

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'Electronic nose' prototype developed: Device has applications in agriculture, industry, homeland se...

" Steve Abbott, president of Nano Engineered Applications, Inc., which is designing the product and expects to begin selling it within a year, said the company is now focused on writing software related to the device and working to make it smaller. At present, it's about four inches by ...

Social Fortress Is A Simple (But Powerful) Skeleton Key/Data Security Service For Your Digital Life...

What’s more, Ghetti revealed to me that (another) PGP co-founder and former Forsyth EVP of sales Steve Abbott will be taking over as Social Fortress’s CEO, leaving Ghetti to devote more time to developing the product. While Social Fortress offers its selection of security features to ...

Football: Airbus UK Broughton 1 FK Ventspils 1

An Airbus UK cross causes problems in the Ventspils goalmouth in last night’s 1-1 draw and forward Steve Abbott gets a header on target for the Wingmen. Keep up to date with the news. Sign up for News Alerts ...

Looking to the mother I barely knew

Alysia Abbott was raised alone by her father, the writer Steve Abbott, in San Francisco. She is the author of "Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father," which was released this month from W.W. Norton & Co. The following meditation about her mother never made it into the final draft of the book. ...

Google Ventures does first Southeast deal; invests in Ionic Security

" "We are trying to provide a safer way to share information from mobile devices and laptops to data centers and back," Ionic CEO Steve Abbott said. Google Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of Google Inc., joins Menlo Park, Calif.-based Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in the ...

Football: Andy Preece eyes Europa League spot after key weekend for Airbus UK Broughton

The Wingmakers wrapped up a routine home win against Port Talbot on Saturday thanks to first-half strikes from midfielder Jason Jarrett and striker Steve Abbott. Jarrett slotted in his first goal for the club on 14 minutes after the ball broke to him in the box. Abbott completed the ...

Arkansas to Allow Guns at Churches, Other Places of Worship

"A church should be a place of peace and safety and security," Steve Abbott, the lead pastor at First Baptist Church in Siloam Springs, told local media. "I sense it's kind of a reaction to what happened in Connecticut and people probably feel like we need to do something. " Discussions ...

Review: 'Fairyland' growing up in the Castro

Steve Abbott, a writer and cartoonist who died of AIDS in 1991, struggled to bring up his daughter in a stable household. But Alysia's childhood wasn't much of a fairyland, given the Abbotts' Bohemian poverty and the pressure she felt to conceal her father's gay life from her friends...

Alysia Abbott Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father Brookline Art & Entertainment and Classes & Lectu

Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA | Get Directions » After his wife’s death in 1973, poet and activist Steve Abbott comes out of the closet and moves to San Francisco with his three-year-old daughter, Alysia. He throws himself into the vibrant poetry scene, trying to be ...

Local author Alysia Abbott’s memoir to be adapted by Sofia Coppola

The book is about Abbott’s childhood in San Francisco with her bisexual writer/activist father, Steve Abbott. Alysia tweeted after the news broke, “I’m so excited about Sofia Coppola helming the film version of Fairyland that I want to get my hair cut & colored like hers. Too ...

A Child Among San Franciscos Gay Men In Fairyland

San Francisco : CA : USA | Jun 03, 2013 at 11:22 AM PDT A Child Among San Francisco's Gay Men In 'Fairyland' NPR Monday 3rd June, 2013 While these days it's not uncommon to see children with same-sex parents, in the 1970s it was...When her parents met, her father -- Steve Abbott -- told ...

MTS Technology Enables Innovation In Offshore Renewable Energy EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 18, 20

For further information, please contact Steve Abbott, Corporate Affairs Manager on 01670 357 621 / 07766 498 068, or email: steve.abbott@narec.co.uk. This release contains "forward-looking statements" made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform ...

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