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Gal: A True Life is an autobiograpy of Ruthie Bolton.
Ruthie was born in 1961 in South Carolina, and raised in an abusive home. She overcame her delinquency and pursued her education and continued to seek peace and fulfillment outside of the way she was raised.

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Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

NY: Harcourt Brace, (1994).. Uncorrected proof.. 236 pp. Fine in printed red wrappers. Dated (8-26-94) and INSCRIBED by Bolton, '___ Thank you for coming / down and interviewing me about / my book, believe me I enjoyed / every moment, oh thanks for / lunch.' Promotional materials laid in.

  • Published: (1994).
  • Edition: Uncorrected proof.
Sold by: Jeff Maser - Bookseller, ABAA
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Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

New York: HBJ. 1994. First. First edition. Fine in wrappers. Uncorrected Proof. Fine in wrappers. .

  • Published: 1994
  • Edition: First
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GAL: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994. First printing. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. The story of a young black girl, abandoned by her 13 year old mother, raised by her grandparents until the day she witnessed her stepgrandfather beat her grandmother to death - and ultimately the story of her survival and her courage. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys.

  • Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.
  • Edition: First printing.
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
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Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

NY: Harcourt Brace , (1994).. First edition.. 275 pp. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Dated (8-26-94) and SIGNED by Bolton.

  • Published: (1994).
  • Edition: First edition.
Sold by: Jeff Maser - Bookseller, ABAA
$25.00

Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

NY: Harcourt Brace, (1994).. First edition.. 275 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys. Dated (8.26.94) and SIGNED by Bolton.

  • Published: (1994).
  • Edition: First edition.
Sold by: Jeff Maser - Bookseller, ABAA
$25.00

Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.. (1994). First. First edition. 275pp. Introduction by Josephine Humphries. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Memoir of a troubled girlhood in South Carolina. .

  • Published: (1994)
  • Edition: First
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GAL: A TRUE STORY [Hardcover]

Ruthie Bolton

Publisher: Onyx Date of Publication: 1995 Binding: Hardcover Condition: This is the stated Onyx First Editionfrom October 1995.Both the c-o-o-l embossed cover and the book are in positively minty-mint condition--as if untouched by human hands. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight as a drumAcceptable

  • Condition: Acceptable
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GAL: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994. First printing. Very good in a near fine dust jacket (bookplate, corners of book slightly bumped.) The story of a young black girl, abandoned by her 13 year old mother, raised by her grandparents until the day she witnessed her stepgrandfather beat her grandmother to death - and ultimately the story of her survival and her courage. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys.

  • Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (bookplate, corners of book slightly bumped.)
  • Edition: First printing.
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
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Gal: A True Life

BOLTON, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt. 1994. Later. Fine in fine dustwrapper. .

  • Published: 1994
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Gal: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1994. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

  • Published: 1994
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
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Gal: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. Mylar jacket cover. White half cloth gilt titled with tan paper-wrapped baords, very clean and unmarked, tight and solid. Interior fine also. An autobiography written under the pseudonym Ruthie Bolton. The names of all people and many places have been changed; in all other respects this is the author's true life, as told out loud to the editor, Josephine Humphreys. The story of a young girls born in South Carolina in 1961, her mother 13, her father unknown; raised by her grandparents until her grandmother was beaten to death by grandfather, who then raised Ruthie, or Gal, as she was called by her grandfather, who beat her also. Her tragic life is told with eloquent simplicity, is painful and ageless. And she mastered life after all. 275 pages. 8.25 x 6.25 inches. Harcourt Brace, New York, 1994.

  • Published: 1994
  • Condition: Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
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Gal;

Bolton, Ruthie [pseudonym] foreword by Josephine Humphreys

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1994. [ii]275p., foreword, very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Novelized autobiography.

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GAL: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

London: Penguin, nd. Uncorrected proof for the first UK edition of this title - a paperback original there. Very good in stiff wrappers. The story of a young black girl, abandoned by her 13 year old mother, raised by her grandparents until the day she witnessed her stepgrandfather beat her grandmother to death - and ultimately the story of her survival and her courage.

  • Condition: Very good in stiff wrappers.
  • Edition: Uncorrected proof for the first UK edition of this title - a pap
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GAL: A TRUE LIFE

Bolton, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt Brace. NF/NF; Reprint copy in near fine condition with a tad of bumping . at corners in a near fine dust jacket, also with smidgen of bumping.. 1994. 0151001049 .

  • Published: 1994
  • Condition: NF/NF; Reprint copy in near fine condition with a tad of bumping at corners in a near fine dust jacket, also with smidgen of bu
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
Sold by: Nelson & Nelson, Booksellers (Wise Street Books)
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GAL: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1994. Later printing. Very near fine in a good only dustjacket (edgewear, creasing to dj.) The story of a young black girl, abandoned by her 13 year old mother, raised by her grandparents until the day she witnessed her stepgrandfather beat her grandmother to death - and ultimately the story of her survival and her courage. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys.

  • Condition: Very near fine in a good only dustjacket (edgewear, creasing to dj.)
  • Edition: Later printing.
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
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Gal: A True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

New York. 1994. Harcourt Brace. Later Printing. Very Good In Dustjacket. 275 pages. hardcover. 0151001049. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys. keywords: Black Women Autobiography. inventory # 27080. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Ruthie Mae Bolton was born January 6, 1961, in the Hungry Neck section of Charleston, South Carolina. At the time, her mother was thirteen; she has never known who her father was. Her mother was the wandering kind, so Ruthie Mae-nicknamed 'Gal' by her stepgrandfather-was raised in her grandparents' home. One day Grandmama died as a result of a severe beating by her husband-it occured to no one to call this to the attention of the authorities-and Gal was left in the brutal hands of her granddaddy, who beat her unmercifully as well. Ruthie Mae began to steal things in school and she developed a stutter; she drank and smoked dope. But she stuck resolutely with her education and graduated from high school, which was likely her salvation, for today Ruthie Mae is happily married, with children and a fine job. At last she is at peace-with herself and even with the memory of her grandfather. It is nigh impossible to convey the astonishingly eloquent simplicity of Ruthie Mae's witnessing to her time. Here is an absolutely remarkable document, as touching as it is painful, as ageless as it is timely. ISBN: 0151001049.
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GAL : A TRUE LIFE

BOLTON, RUTHIE

HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT. HARDCOVER W/JACKET. GOOD CONDITION. USED

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gal - a true life

bolton, ruthie

Hard Cover. Harcourt Brace 1994. Foreword by Josephine Humphreys. Unless Listed in this decription, VG or Better.
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Gal: a True Life

Bolton, Ruthie

Harcourt Brace & Co, 1994. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Very Good in Good jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Autobiography of an African-American girl who grew up in South Carolina, daughter of a 13-year-old mother, abused by her grandfather, driven to a life of drinking and crime, who eventually pulled herself out of the hole she had fallen into. 274 pp.

  • Published: 1994
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Stated First Edition
  • ISBN: 9780151001040
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Gal : A True Life

RUTHIE BOLTON

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