Bastard out of Carolina

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Publisher:
Dutton,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
900L
Description
Greenville County, South Carolina, a wild, lush place, is home to the Boatwright family-rough-hewn men who drink hard and shoot up each other's trucks, and indomitable women who marry young and age all too quickly. At the heart of this astonishing novel is Ruth Anne Boatwright, known simply as Bone, a South Carolina bastard with an annotated birth certificate to tell the tale. Observing everything with the mercilessly keen eye of a child, Bone finds herself caught in a family triangle that will test the loyalty of her mother, Anney. Her stepfather, Daddy Glen, calls Bone "cold as death, mean as a snake, and twice as twisty," yet Anney needs Glen. At first gentle with Bone, Daddy Glen becomes steadily colder and more furious-until their final, harrowing encounter, from which there can be no turning back.
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ISBN:
9780525934257
9780452269576
Lexile measure:
900L
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full_title bastard out of carolina
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subject_facet Allegories, Child abuse -- South Carolina -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Greenville County (S.C.) -- Fiction, Poverty -- Fiction
title_display Bastard out of Carolina
title_full Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison, Bastard out of Carolina Allison, Dorothy.
title_short Bastard out of Carolina
topic_facet Child abuse, Poverty