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Allison, Dorothy

Overview
Works: 121 works in 284 publications in 5 languages and 13,350 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Biography  History  Poetry  Exhibition catalogs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3551.L453, 813.54
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Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison( Book )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 3,636 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 )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 2,771 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
Trash by Dorothy Allison( Book )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 748 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement"--Container
Sandra Cisneros ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on October 8, 1996
IdaApplebroog : nothing personal, paintings 1987-1997 by Ida Applebroog( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
The women who hate me : poetry, 1980-1990 by Dorothy Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
"Razor sharp, angry, and full of passion, Dorothy Allison stands her ground and refuses to leave any of the hard stuff behind. Whether writing about her dirt-poor Southern childhood, its brutalities and its love, or her lesbian lust--her outlaw sexuality--her poetry is cheeky, touching, and on target as she speaks the truth to the women she loves."--BOOK JACKET
Cavedweller by Dorothy Allison( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Delia Byrd returns home to Cayro, Georgia where she had left the husband who turned on her and abandoned her two daughters. She brings her third daughter, Cissy, with her and as the past uncoils into the present all four women come to terms with themselves and each other
Cavedweller ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 189 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
Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Story about the men and women in Greenville, South Carolina
Nightwood by Djuna Barnes( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The story of Robin Vote, first married to Felix Volkbein, an eccentric aristocrat, and then the lover of Nora Flood and the larcenous Jenny Petherbridge
Stonewall the making of a gay and lesbian community ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
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. After Stonewall traces the gay liberation movement in America from the 1969 Stonewall riots through the 1990s capturing the hard work, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced. Also explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement
The women who hate me by Dorothy Allison( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Two or three things but nothing for sure ( visu )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Author Dorothy Allison reads excerpts from Two or three things I know for sure, Skin, and Trash
Retour à Cayro by Dorothy Allison( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in French and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Delia, ancienne star du rock et ancienne alcoolique, tente de retrouver ses filles qu'elle avait abandonnées pour sa carrière. Partie de Californie pour sa ville natale, Cayro en Géorgie, avec sa fille Cissy, qu'elle a eue pendant sa carrière de chanteuse, elle tente une nouvelle vie avec ses trois filles
Trash : stories and poems by Dorothy Allison( Book )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
L'histoire de Bone by Dorothy Allison( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Analyse: Roman psychologique (intime)
Lai zi ka luo lai na si sheng nu by Dorothy Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The Road Aces and find Terry! He's lost by Dorothy Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 27 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"--Page 4 of cover
Bastarda by Dorothy Allison( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 24 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
アリスン, ドロシー
Languages
English (167)
French (11)
Spanish (5)
Chinese (2)
Italian (1)
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