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Author photo. Credit: David Shankbone, Brooklyn Book Festival, Sept. 14, 2008

Credit: David Shankbone, Brooklyn Book Festival, Sept. 14, 2008

Dorothy Allison (1)

This page covers the author of Bastard out of Carolina.

For other authors named Dorothy Allison, see the disambiguation page.

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The Best American Short Stories 2003 (Contributor) 427 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories (Contributor) 260 copies, 2 reviews
The Friend Who Got Away (Contributor) 181 copies, 9 reviews
The Writer's Notebook: Craft Essays from Tin House (Contributor) 103 copies, 3 reviews
My Lover Is a Woman (Contributor) 83 copies, 1 review
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (Contributor) 42 copies
Best Lesbian Erotica 1996 (Contributor) 37 copies
Mothers and Daughters: An Anthology (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Bastard Out of Carolina [1996 film] (Original novel) 2 copies
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