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Encyclopedia > Bastard Out of Carolina (novel)
Bastard Out of Carolina
Author Dorothy Allison
Country United States
Language American English
Genre(s) 'Coming of age' novel
Publisher Plume (publishing)
Released March, 1993
Media type Print (hardcover & paperback)
Pages 320 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-452-28705-7 (paperback)

Bastard Out of Carolina was the first novel published by author Dorothy Allison. The book is set in Allison's hometown of Greenville, SC and follows the story of the fictional Boatwright family, noted for their drinking and womanizing. The primary conflict revolves around Anney Boatwright's attempts to legitimize her bastard daughter Ruth Anne (nicknamed "Bone") and the ensuing sexual abuse committed by her new husband towards her first daughter "Bone". ΦβΣ Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949), is an American writer, speaker, and professor. ... English language prevalence in the United States. ... Plume is a publishing company in the United States, founded in 1970 as the paperback imprint of New American Library. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Bastard Out of Carolina is a 1996 film directed by Anjelica Huston. ... Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949), is an American writer, speaker, and professor. ... Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ...


The book was adapted into a film in 1996. Bastard Out of Carolina is a 1996 film directed by Anjelica Huston. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


 
 

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