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Bastard Out of Carolina is narrated in the first person by the main character, Bone. Bone's perspective includes knowledge of events she didn't witness, events she was too young to remember, and even other characters' thoughts.
Bastard Out of Carolina is told in the past tense.
The bastard of the title refers to the narrator, Ruth Anne, called Bone throughout most of the novel.
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