Welcome to the new catalog for Santa Fe Public Library. We'd love to hear your feedback.
La Farge Branch Library is closed indefinitely for repairs.

Bastard out of Carolina

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Plume,
Pub. Date:
1993, c1992.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
900L
Description
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.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780452269576
Lexile measure:
900L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 5512f371-16a9-ace9-de5a-05b250b98976
Grouping Title bastard out of carolina
Grouping Author allison dorothy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-16 04:30:03AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Allison, Dorothy.
author_display Allison, Dorothy
detailed_location_santafe Main
display_description Bone, an illegitimate child in a family of social outcasts, sees her mother's happiness with her new husband and will not tell when the stepfather begins abusing her in the 1950s.
format_category_santafe Books
format_santafe Book
id 5512f371-16a9-ace9-de5a-05b250b98976
isbn 9780452269576
item_details ils:.b11023417|.i1895327x|Main|Fiction Allison, D|||1|false|false|||||Due Sep 2, 2018||mn||
itype_santafe Regular Circ
last_indexed 2018-08-16T10:30:03.146Z
lexile_score 900
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe Fiction Allison, D
owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library
primary_isbn 9780452269576
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:.b11023417|Book|Books||English|Plume,|1993, c1992.|309 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_santafe
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b11023417 .i1895327x Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true 999
subject_facet Allegories, Child abuse -- South Carolina -- Greenville County -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Greenville County (S.C.) -- Fiction, Poverty -- South Carolina -- Greenville County -- Fiction
title_display Bastard out of Carolina
title_full Bastard out of Carolina / Dorothy Allison
title_short Bastard out of Carolina
topic_facet Allegories, Child abuse, Poverty