Books by Dennis Covington and Complete Book Reviews

Dennis Covington, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $15.95 (196p) ISBN 978-0-385-32101-3
April Hunter and her divorced father, Jack, a recovering alcoholic, have recently moved to the island of Saint Simons from Atlanta, where Jack's drinking destroyed his cardiology practice. April-smart, independent, keenly observant and slightly...
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author Laurel Leaf Library $4.5 (196p) ISBN 978-0-440-22013-8
LASSO THE MOON Dennis Covington. Dell/Laurel-Leaf, $4.50 ISBN 0-440-22013-0. The 17-year-old daughter of a recovering alcoholic becomes friends with an illegal alien from El Salvador; PW praised the ""well-observed setting"" and ""thoughtfully...
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author Addison Wesley Publishing Company $20 (240p) ISBN 978-0-201-62292-8
After Covington, a writing instructor at the University of Alabama, novelist (Lizard) and freelance journalist, covered the trial of a preacher convicted of attempting to murder his wife with rattlesnakes, he was invited to attend a snake-handling...
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $15 (198p) ISBN 978-0-385-30307-1
Even though Lucius (``Lizard'') Sims suffers only from a facial deformity and other birth defects, his guardian sends him off to the State School for Retarded Boys because she is getting married and wants him out from underfoot. When a man claiming...
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington. Little, Brown, $26 (224p) ISBN 978-0-316-36861-2
Deftly interweaving personal tragedy with reporting forays into brutal conflicts, Covington (Salvation on Sand Mountain) delivers a superb, fast-paced memoir. During his own spiritual crisis, Covington determines to discover "the substance of things
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author . Counterpoint $25 (224p) ISBN 978-1-58243-295-3
Rednecks, armadillos and outlaws all play only ancillary roles in National Book Award nominee (for Salvation on Sand Mountain ) Covington's touching, meandering tribute to his father. And although the title is somewhat misleading, the American...
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author, Dennis Convington, Author Laurel Leaf Library $4.5 (208p) ISBN 978-0-440-21490-8
A 13-year-old seizes a unique opportunity to break free of his unjust confinement in a retarded boys' school. PW praised the ``bold originality'' of this ``finely crafted first novel, . . . an intriguing cross between Candide and Huck le berry Finn .
READ FULL REVIEW
Dennis Covington, Author, Vicki Covington, Joint Author North Point Press $22 (213p) ISBN 978-0-86547-548-9
Collaborating for the first time, journalist Dennis Covington (Salvation on Sand Mountain) and his novelist wife, Vicki Covington (The Last Hotel for Women), attempt to address the dangers and joys of matrimonial life. In a ""he said, she said""...
READ FULL REVIEW
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.

To subscribe, click here.

PW “All Access” site license members have access to PW’s subscriber-only website content. Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. To find out more about PW’s site license subscription options please email: pw@pubservice.com.

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw@pubservice.com or call 1-800-278-2991 (U.S.) or 1-818-487-2069 (all other countries), Monday-Friday between 5am and 5pm Pacific time for assistance.

Not Registered? Click here.