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Bastard Out of Carolina

by: Dorothy Allison

Publisher: Plume (1992)

$18.00

Staff Pick by comrade: QW

A beautifully written coming of age novel full of intense vivid imagery. This main character, a young girl named Band and the women of her family are fierce as hell and trying their best to survive amidst poverty and abuse. Highly recommend but be forewarned of child sexual and physical abuse.