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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition), Allison, Dorothy
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Author Name    Allison, Dorothy

Title   Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Reprint

Size   8vo -- 8.5 In

Publisher   NY Plume (New American Library) 2005

ISBN Number    0452287057 / 9780452287051

Seller ID   010233

309 pp.Close to new. slight bumping of corners. No markings. Gatefold flaps. Spine uncreased. A National Book Award nominee, telling the saga of a southern family's hard times.

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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.

South. Appalachia. South Carolina.

Price = 4.50 USD



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