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Wearing Alison Alison Wearing is the author of the internationally acclaimed travel memoir Honeymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey and the writer/performer of two award-winning one-woman plays. Alison is also a touring musician. Her most recent book, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, is a memoir about growing up with a gay father, full of puff pastry, laughter, and opera.

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Alison’s Books:

Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter

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Knopf Canada, Spring 2013


An OUT Must-Have Summer Book 2013

A Rukkle Best Gay Book Summer 2013

Featured in the Quill & Quire Spring Preview 2013

Longlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize

Shortlisted for the Edna Staebler Creative Non-Fiction Award

Honeymoon in Purdah

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Knopf Canada, 2000

Picador US, 2000

Macmillan UK, 2000

Gotica, Portugal, 2001

Byblos, The Netherlands, 2001

Ediciones B, Spain, 2002

Deutsches Taschenbuch Verlag, Germany, 2004