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Bastard out of Carolina: (Plume Essential Edition)
by Dorothy Allison

Published: 2005-09-06
Mass Market Paperback : 320 pages
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Ruth Anne "Bone" Boatwright, an illegitimate young girl, dreams of escaping her Greenville County, South Carolina, home, her notorious, hard-living family, and the unwanted attentions of her abusive stepfather, Daddy Glen. A first novel. Reprint. National Book Award finalist. NYT. ...
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Ruth Anne "Bone" Boatwright, an illegitimate young girl, dreams of escaping her Greenville County, South Carolina, home, her notorious, hard-living family, and the unwanted attentions of her abusive stepfather, Daddy Glen. A first novel. Reprint. National Book Award finalist. NYT.

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  "Heartbreaking "by lpollinger (see profile) 02/09/21

Bone Boatwright is a twelve year old illegitimate girl living in South Carolina. Some might consider her poor white trash. She dreams of escaping to a better life one day, but those dreams are shattered... (read more)

 
by serinde (see profile) 07/21/14

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