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White oleander

Author: Janet Fitch; Oprah Winfrey
Publisher: New York : Time Warner AudioBooks, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid. Ingrid becomes deranged after a fall apart with her lover, murders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Fitch; Oprah Winfrey
ISBN: 1570428212 9781570428210
OCLC Number: 41489124
Notes: Abridged.
"Oprah's book club"--Container cover.
Credits: Produced and directed to Maja Thomas.
Performer(s): Read by Oprah Winfrey.
Description: 4 sound cassettes (ca. 6 hrs.) : analog, Dolby processed.
Responsibility: Janet Fitch.

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'Extraordinary . Her prose is full of startling images, snippets of poetry and one magnificent, blisteringly angry 'found' poem. This highly impressive debut takes on all the big themes' OBSERVER Read more...

 
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