Bastard Out of CarolinaPaperback - 2012
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.
Publisher: New York : Plume, 2012.
Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 21 cm.
From Library Staff
Bone, an abused girl growing up in poverty in the rural South, takes shelter and inspiration from the women of her family in this heart-wrenching and largely autobiographical novel.