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Author Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-

Title Why be happy when you could be normal? / Jeanette Winterson.

Imprint New York : Grove Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  823.914 W736Bw 2011    ---  Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 230 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary This memoir is a tough-minded search for belonging, for love, an identity, a home, and a mother by the author of "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit"--winner of the Whitbread First Novel award and the inspiration behind the award-winning BBC television adaptation "Oranges."
Contents The wrong crib -- My advice to anybody is : get born -- In the beginning was the word -- The trouble with a book... -- At home -- Church -- Accrington -- The apocalypse -- English literature A-Z -- This is the road -- Art and lies -- Intermission -- The night sea voyage -- This appointment takes place in the past -- Strange meeting -- The wound -- Coda.
Subject Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
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ISBN 0802120105

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