Winter's bone

a novel

By Woodrell, Daniel

Publishers Summary:
Reaching her sixteenth year in the harsh Ozarks while caring for her poverty-stricken family, Ree Dolly learns that they will lose their house unless her bail-skipping father can be found and made to appear at an upcoming court date.

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ISBN
978-0-31605-755-4
Publisher
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2006.


REVIEWS

Library Journal

Reviewed on May 15, 2006

Sixteen-year-old Ree Dolly has a plan. She's going to join the army as soon as she can free herself from her complicated family obligations. Unfortunately, her father, part of a large extended Dolly family crystal meth enterprise, is missing. Her mother's mind is gone, and two little brothers worship at Ree's feet. Ree gets word that her father has skipped bail; if he doesn't meet his court da...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2006

Adult/High School In the poverty-stricken hills of the Ozarks, Rees Dolly, 17, struggles daily to care for her two brothers and an ill mother. When she learns that her absent father, a meth addict, has put up the family home as bond, she embarks on a dangerous search to find him and bring him home for an upcoming court date. Her relatives, many of whom are in the business of -cooking crank, - thwart her at every turn, but her f...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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