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Oranges are not the only fruit

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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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: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Lesbian fiction
Novels
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 0871131633 9780871131638 0802135161 9780802135162
OCLC Number: 15792328
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London ; New York : Pandora Press, 1985.
Description: 176 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Genesis --
Exodus --
Leviticus --
Numbers --
Deuteronomy --
Joshua --
Judges --
Ruth.
Responsibility: Jeanette Winterson.

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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 household crumbles"--Jacket.

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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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