Trash: Stories

By: Allison, Dorothy

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First edition. Signed by author without inscription. No jacket. Near fine. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 174 pp. Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent. First published in 1988, the award-winning Trash showcases Allison at her most fearlessly honest and startlingly vivid. The limitless scope of human emotion and experience are depicted in stories that give aching and eloquent voice to the terrible wounds we inflict on those closest to us. These are tales of loss and redemption; of shame and forgiveness; of love and abuse and the healing power of storytelling. A book that resonates with uncompromising candor and incandescence, Trash is sure to captivate Allison's legion of readers and win her a devoted new following. CONTENTS: 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 Muscles of the Mind; Violence Against Women Begins At Home; A Lesbian Appetite; Lupus. Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949) is an American writer from South Carolina whose writing expresses themes of class struggle, sexual abuse, child abuse, feminism and lesbianism. She is a self-identified lesbian femme. She has won a number of awards for her writing, including several Lambda Literary Awards. In 2014, Allison was elected to membership in the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Keywords: DOROTHY ALLISON AMERICAN LITERATURE SEXUALITY WOMENS STUDIES FEMINISM TRASH SHORT STORIES

Title: Trash: Stories

Author: Allison, Dorothy

Categories: Signed, Short Stories, American, Women's Movement, First Edition,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Firebrand Books: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2200743