- Author : Dorothy Allison
- Release Date : 01 August 1996
- Publisher : Penguin
- Genre : Biography & Autobiography
- Pages : 112 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781101127988
Download or read book entitled Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by author: Dorothy Allison which was release on 01 August 1996 and published by Penguin with total page 112 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Bastard Out of Carolina, nominated for the 1992 National Book Award for fiction, introduced Dorothy Allison as one of the most passionate and gifted writers of her generation. Now, in Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, she takes a probing look at her family's history to give us a lyrical, complex memoir that explores how the gossip of one generation can become legends for the next. Illustrated with photographs from the author's personal collection, 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. As always, Dorothy Allison is provocative, confrontational, and brutally honest. Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, steeped in the hard-won wisdom of experience, expresses the strength of her unique vision with beauty and eloquence.