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Two or Three Things I Know for Sure (original 1995; edition 1996)

by Dorothy Allison

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Title:Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
Authors:Dorothy Allison
Info:Plume (1996), Paperback, 112 pages
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Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Dorothy Allison (1995)

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wow. so i don't like everything dorothy allison has ever done, but when i do like it, holy fuck i love it. this is beautiful and raw and real and honest and tearing and still beautiful. it's an incredible statement and i cried and soared all the way through it.

"Two or three things I know for sure, and one of them is what it means to have no loved version of your life but the one you make."

"Two or three things I know for sure and one of them is that telling the story all the way through is an act of love." ( )
  elisa.saphier | Feb 17, 2017 |
Allison is a wonderful writer. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
Allison is a wonderful writer. ( )
  AntT | Jan 24, 2015 |
Gay City Staff Pick: Heartbreaking memoir of growing up poor and queer in the South. Allison's masterful voice sings through the memories, and explores the complexities of love and the choices we make. (Emily) ( )
  GayCityLGBTLibrary | Jun 7, 2014 |
Two or Three Things I Know for Sure tells the story of the Gibson women -- sisters, cousins, daughters, and aunts -- and the men who loved them, often abused them, and, nonetheless, shared their destinies. With luminous clarity, Allison explores how desire surprises and what power feels like to a young girl as she confronts abuse. (Amazon.com)
  ASGSEC | Feb 7, 2014 |
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An autobiographical work written for the stage explores such topics as love and loss, beauty and terror, and the intricacies of family love and hatred, while illuminating the rural poverty of the South.

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