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Bastard out of Carolina

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Publisher:
Dutton,
Pub. Date:
c1992.
Language:
English
Lexile Score:
900
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 Score:
900
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lastUpdate 2017-08-12 08:48:58AM

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subject_facet Allegories, Child abuse -- South Carolina -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Greenville County (S.C.) -- Fiction, Poverty -- Fiction
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title Bastard out of Carolina
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title_full Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison, Bastard out of Carolina Allison, Dorothy.
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topic Child abuse South Carolina Fiction, Greenville County (S.C.) Fiction, Poverty Fiction
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