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Covington, Vicki

Works: 13 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 4,769 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author
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 )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 833 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 )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 673 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
The last hotel for women : a novel by Vicki Covington( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 561 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
Gathering home by Vicki Covington( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
C.1 GIFT. 08-07-2007. $5.00
Cleaving : the story of a marriage by Dennis Covington( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 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
Once in a blue moon by Vicki Covington( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Follow a diverse community of renters in Southside Birmingham through one transformative year
Sentencing circles : traditional justice reborn ( visu )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Traditionally, sentencing circles involve community leaders, friends and family of the offender and victim who meet and work out a solution agreeable to all. In this production, two cases using the sentencing circle are examined. One based in a rural reservation community, involves an all native situation observed by a white judge and Crown Prosecutor. The other, based in an urban setting, involves a white victim who agreed to participate in the circle in an effort to deal with her feelings
Women in a man's world, crying : essays by Vicki Covington( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 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 Covingto
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
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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