Book :: Bastard Out of Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina
By: Dorothy Allison
Pages: 320
Published: Apr 1st, 1992
Genre(s): Southern
Literary Fiction
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A modern literary classic, now available in a twentieth anniversary keepsake edition (with deckled-edges) with a new afterword by the author. The publication of Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina was a landmark event. The novel's profound portrait of family dynamics in the rural South won the author a National Book Award nomination and launched her into the literary spotlight. Critics...

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