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Oranges are not the only fruit

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: London ; Boston : Pandora Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her teeth on the knowledge that she is one of God's elect, but as this budding evangelical comes of age, and comes to terms with her preference for her own sex, the peculiar balance of her God-fearing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Lesbian fiction
LGBTQ YA
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
Oranges are not the only fruit.
London ; Boston : Pandora Press, 1985
(OCoLC)1019734852
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 0863580424 9780863580420 9780802135162 0802135161
OCLC Number: 10996731
Awards: Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1985
Description: ix, 176 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jeanette Winterson.

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Originally published in 1985 and now available for the first time in hardback as part of the new BLOOMSBURY CLASSICS series, a fictional account of a Northern childhood, shown as a BAFTA  Read more...

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"A striking, quirky, delicate, and intricate work . . . Winterson has mastered both comedy and tragedy in this rich little novel. . . . Winterson's great gift is evident." --The Washington Post Book Read more...

 
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