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Covington, Vicki

Overview
Works: 12 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 4,737 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography 
Classifications: PS3553.O883, 813.54
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Publications about Vicki Covington
Publications by Vicki Covington
Most widely held works about Vicki Covington
 
Most widely held works by Vicki Covington
Bird of paradise by Vicki Covington( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Septuagenarian Honey Shugart's life in a sleepy Alabama town is changed by the arrival of a handsome stranger
Night ride home by Vicki Covington( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Two former lovers with a secret, a wedding, a mining disaster, and more intermingle in this novel of life in a tiny Alabama mining town
Gathering home by Vicki Covington( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
The last hotel for women : a novel by Vicki Covington( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
A novel of the civil rights movement through the eyes of a white family. The setting is 1961 Birmingham, Alabama, where the Fraley family owns a hotel which used to be a brothel, run by Fraley's deceased mother. The family's liberal leanings come into conflict with their mother's old lover, Bill Connor, the commissioner of public safety, who in real life organized white resistance to the civil rights movement. By the author of Night Ride Home
Cleaving : the story of a marriage by Dennis Covington( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
"Told in the authors' alternating voices, Cleaving is both the story and the understory of a marriage, unique in its particulars but universal in its resonance. Childhood aquaintances, Vicki and Dennis meet again in their twenties and wed. Like many of their generation, they "promise each other nothing" and get more than they'd bargained for; alcoholism, infidelity, infertility, uncertainty." -- Jacket
Women in a man's world, crying essays by Vicki Covington( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This thoughtful, engaging collection showcases the best nonfiction prose produced by one of the nation's most observant and incisive writers. This collection of warm, heartfelt essays from award-winning novelist Vicki Covington chronicles the multitude of "in between" moments in the writer's life. These are her stolen moments in between the writing of four novels-Gathering Home, Bird of Paradise, Night Ride Home, and The Last Hotel for Women; in between coauthoring the edgy memoir Cleaving: The Story of a Marriage with her husband Dennis Covington; in between raising two daughters; i
Birmingham/Jefferson County Drug Use Forecasting Project data analysis report by L. Foster Cook( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sentencing circles traditional justice reborn ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Sentencing circles are becoming the most realistic and effective means of establishing and maintaining justice in First Nations communities. This video lays out the details and provides comment on sentencing circles
The last hotel for women a novel by Vicki Covington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The summer of 1961 in Birmingham upsets life in the Fraley family. Freedom riders and journalists bring out the worst in Bull Connor, the city's bigoted Commissioner of Public Safety. Dinah Fraley, owner of the hotel (formerly a bordello), and her family suffer the repercussions of Connor's emotional crisis
 
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English (38)
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