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Sexing the cherry

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Grove Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Bizarre images and bawdy laughter galvanize this splendid English farce about a prodigious giantess and her explorer son in 17th-century London. Jordan fetches the first pineapple to the court of Charles II, while his mother, The Dog Woman, wreaks vengeance upon Puritans in a brothel. The plague; the flying princesses who defy laws of the courts and gravity; Jordan's travels to the floating city and the botanical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 0802135781 9780802135780
OCLC Number: 40045667
Description: 167 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jeanette Winterson.

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Interweaving elements of fantasy and history, this novel chronicles the adventures of Jordan, who lives with his mother by the Thames during the reign of Charles II, as he follows his dreams to the  Read more...

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