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Women in a man's world, crying : essays

Author: Vicki Covington
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of warm, heartfelt essays written by novelist Vicki Covington chronicles the multitude of "in between" moments in the writer's life. The essays are divided into six thematic sections:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
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Covington, Vicki.
Women in a man's world, crying.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606931325
Named Person: Vicki Covington; Vicki Covington
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Covington
ISBN: 0817311599 9780817311599
OCLC Number: 49511898
Description: xii, 160 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Women in a man's world, crying --
The girls' locker room --
Her breast --
Women in prison --
Nails --
Girls playing hardball --
The father-daughter game --
A southern Thanksgiving --
Donor --
A simple life --
Recipes and the friends who went with them --
Barbie --
School lunch --
Michael Jordan's midlife crisis --
Buying Annie --
Crossing the viaduct --
My mother's brain --
Race car drivers and writers --
December, a grandmother's dying --
Nixon --
Jackie --
The mouse --
The south catches on to AIDS --
The AIDS care team --
The family reunion --
Grits --
The southern art of feeding --
Museum --
The disappearing south --
The star of wonder --
Jan, my cousin --
The apple tree --
Mother's day --
Other people's hell --
Normandy --
Letters from the war --
On marriage --
A feminist Easter --
Eros --
The moon, twenty five years later --
Walking on water --
Writers don't wear petticoats --
Imagination's birth --
The horse --
The house within.
Responsibility: Vicki Covington.
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Vicki Covington's essays have a mix of Baptist and feminist to them that is amusing, maybe even slightly frightening. That's the edge that carries this collection and what I love, what I find so Read more...

 
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