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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9780452269576
9780525934257
9781101007174
9780452287051
9780452297753
Lexile measure:
900L
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Grouping Title bastard out of carolina
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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
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topic_facet Child abuse, Fiction, Lesbians, Literature, Poverty