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Bastard Out of Carolina Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

Bone becomes increasingly more interested in gospel music, and she gets up early to listen to the radio. Aunt Ruth listens with her and has Uncle Earle bring a record player so they can listen to her records. Bone enjoys singing along. At one point, Deedee, Aunt Ruth's daughter, comes to visit. Bone is shocked at Deedee's anger toward Ruth, saying that Ruth could die any day. Deedee says that Ruth isn't going to die just to spite Deedee. The anger in her face and voice is very apparent, and it makes Bone uncomfortable. Bone says that Deedee acts like she wants her mother to die, and she can't imagine ever feeling that way toward her mother. She remembers Uncle Earle saying how he can't understand how things got so messed up in the family. Bone wonders if there is a song she could sing that would...

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