Dorothy Allison

Finalist, National Book Awards 1992

Dorothy Allison is the author of the novels Bastard Out of Carolina, a National Book Award Finalist, and Cavedweller; the short story collection, Trash; essays, Skin: Talking about Sex Class & Literature; and poetry: The Women Who Hate Me.
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Bastard Out of Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison book cover
ISBN 9780452269576 Penguin Books / Dutton
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Dorothy Allison

Dorothy Allison is the author of the novels Bastard Out of Carolina, a National Book Award Finalist, and Cavedweller; the short story collection, Trash; essays, Skin: Talking about Sex Class & Literature; and poetry: The Women Who Hate Me. She lives in Northern California and has a novel forthcoming in 2020 from Penguin.

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