Allison, Dorothy, 1949-
American feminist writer and poet born in Greenville, South Carolina, considered by some
critics the finest writer of her generation.
Bastard Out of Carolina.
An autobiographical novel set in Greenville County, South Carolina constituting the coming of
age story of Ruth Anne Boatwright (Bone), illegitimate daughter of Anney Boatwright. With themes of
child and sexual abuse, this one's not for the faint-hearted. Adapted as a film in 1996.
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