Gal : : a true life

Title Gal : : a true life
Names Bolton, Ruthie.
Book Number DB039503
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation A young African American tells in unsparing detail her struggle to overcome a legacy of abuse. Born in 1961 when her mother was only thirteen, the author was reared by her grandmother and stepgrand-father, Daddy, who called her Gal. While enjoying an honorable naval career, Daddy was a sadistic monster who beat Gal's grandmother to death and then savagely abused Gal and her six young aunts left in his care. Strong language and violence. Bestseller.
Narrator Nelson, Gail.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Bestseller.
Contains strong language.
Contains violence.
Female narrator.
LC Subject African Americans - South Carolina - Charleston - Biography
African Americans - South Carolina - Charleston - Social conditions
Charleston (S.C.) - Biography
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Call Number 975.791004960730092 B ANF
Language English
Released 1994
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1994
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Harcourt Brace, c1994.
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