The Last Hotel For Women: A Novel

  • Title: The Last Hotel For Women: A Novel
  • Author: Vicki Covington
  • ISBN: 9780684811116
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Hardcover
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    About Vicki Covington


    1. Vicki Covington lives in Homewood, Alabama with her husband, the author Dennis Covington She has taught creative writing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Vicki s novel, The Last Hotel for Women, was converted for the stage by her brother, playwright Randy Marsh, and was performed before sell out crowds It was also chosen by the University of Alabama Press for their Deep South series.


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    1. I loved this book because it was set in my home town Birmingham during the Civil Rights movement The events take place in 1961, and one of the characters is the age I was in 1961 The author so poignantly captured the emotion of what was a very difficult era, and accurately described the landmarks of that day, some now gone, and the smells of the steel mills, also gone I want to do further research to see where she got her personal information on Bull Connor, the police commissioner, who figured [...]

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    2. I read this book just after it came out Shortly after that I bought Dennis Covington s book on Shake Handlers on Sand Mountain In 2002 I re met a friend from my college days, fell in love and married him He d been both an actor and theatre professor Before seeing the light of acting, he had a Methodist preacher in training and had been on a circuit on Sand Mountain He read Dennis book and mentioned that he had played a snake handling minister in Preston Reed s Holy Ghosts, a part of The Texas Tr [...]

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    3. is a Birmingham brothel that is home to the madame s daughter and her family during the 1961 Civil Rights fight Dinah, her husband Pete, their children Benny and Grace, are living in the hotel while their new house is being built They rent to news reporters and one mysterious Freedomrider named Angel They re all constantly visited by Bull Connor Commissioner of Public Safety and old friend of Dinah s mother.

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    4. Interesting story about integration in the early 1960s

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