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Bastard out of Carolina

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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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Grouped Work ID 5512f371-16a9-ace9-de5a-05b250b98976
Full title bastard out of carolina
Author allison dorothy
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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subject_facet Allegories, Child abuse -- Fiction, Child abuse -- South Carolina -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Greenville County (S.C.) -- Fiction, Lesbians -- Fiction, Lesbians -- South Carolina -- Fiction, Poverty -- Fiction, Poverty -- Fiction
title_display Bastard out of Carolina
title_full Bastard out of Carolina, Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison
title_short Bastard out of Carolina
topic_facet Child abuse, Fiction, Lesbians, Literature, Poverty