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Oranges are not the only fruit

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 9780099562993 0099562995
OCLC Number: 748771772
Notes: Originally published: London: Pandora, 1985.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jeanette Winterson.

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Jeanette is adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen,  Read more...

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