Bastard out of Carolina (Contemporary Fiction, Plume)

By: Allison,Dorothy

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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.

Title: Bastard out of Carolina (Contemporary Fiction, Plume)

Author Name: Allison,Dorothy

Categories: NOVEL TRADE SIZE,

Publisher: Plume: March 1993

ISBN Number: 0452269571

ISBN Number 13: 9780452269576

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 243554

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