Most widely held works about Dorothy Allison
Most widely held works by Dorothy Allison
Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
47 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 2,941 libraries worldwide
Bone, an illegitimate child in a family of social outcasts, sees her mother's happiness with her new husband and will not tell when the stepfather begins abusing her in the 1950s.
Cavedweller by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,433 libraries worldwide
A Georgia woman who abandoned her family to become a singer in California, returns 10 years later. It happens after Delia Byrd's new man dies in an accident, leaving her with a child. The novel describes the family's adjustment, including that of her teen daughters. By the author of Bastard Out of Carolina.
Two or three things I know for sure by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
In Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, Dorothy Allison takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. Illustrated with photographs from the author's personal collection, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure tells the story of the Gibson women - sisters, cousins, daughters, and aunts - and the men who loved them, often abused them, and, nonetheless, shared their destinies.
Skin : talking about sex, class & literature by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays, autobiographical narratives, and performance pieces.
Trash by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Preface: Deciding to live -- River of names -- "The meanest woman ever left Tennessee" -- Mama -- Gospel song -- I'm working on my charm -- Steal away -- Monkeybites -- Don't tell me you don't know -- Demon lover -- Her thighs -- The muscle of the mind -- Violence against women begins at home -- A lesbian appetite.
After Stonewall from the riots to the millennium ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun. Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. Captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement.
IdaApplebroog : nothing personal, paintings 1987-1997 by Ida Applebroog ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Trash : stories by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
The limitless scope of human emotion and experience are depicted in these stories, which give an eloquent voice to the terrible wounds we inflict on those closest to us.
Sandra Cisneros ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on Oct. 8, 1996.
The women who hate me : poetry, 1980-1990 by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Cavedweller ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
The story of Delia, a determined young mother who decides to return to her rural southern hometown after the unexpected death of her second husband. There she must face the two daughters and abusive husband she abandoned a decade ago.
Sandra Cisneros in conversation with Dorothy Allison ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on October 8, 1996.
The women who hate me by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Stonewall the making of a gay and lesbian community ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Disc 1, Before Stonewall: Chronicles through interviews and historical footage the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s through 1969. Covers many of the milestones in the fight for gay acceptance and equal rights, culminating in the 1969 riots following the police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Trash : stories and poems by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Two or three things but nothing for sure ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Author Dorothy Allison reads excerpts from Two or three things I know for sure, Skin, and Trash.
Dorothy Allison : a psychic story by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The Road Aces and find Terry! He's lost by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"Oh, no! Terry, Cindy's little brother, is lost. The family had gone camping and Terry wandered off into the forest. Now, where is he? And - how to find him? It isn't until Jim and Susie start looking that they figure out a plan. But, will it work? Time is their biggest enemy" -- Back cover.
What it took for me to get here : young writers on the journey through life ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
L'histoire de Bone by Dorothy Allison ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in French and held by 21 libraries worldwide
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