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Bastard Out of Carolina
  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780718192488
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Bastard Out of Carolina




A critically acclaimed novel of a rural South who faces abuse and betrayal

Carolina in the 1950s, and Bone - christened Ruth Anna Boatwright - lives a happy life, in and out of her aunt's houses, playing with her cousins on the porch, sipping ice tea, loving her little sister Reece and her beautiful young mother. But Glen Waddell has been watching them all, wanting her mother too, and when he promises a new life for the family, her mother gratefully accepts. Soon Bone finds herself in a different, terrible world, living in fear, and an exile from everything she knows.

Bastard out of Carolina is a raw, poignant tale of fury, power, love and family.

  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780718192488
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

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