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Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson

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Why be happy when you could be normal?
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Why be happy when you could be normal?
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Jeanette Winterson
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eng
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."
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Title
Why be happy when you could be normal?
Creator
Summary
The author of the best-selling Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit traces her life-long search for happiness as the adopted daughter of Pentecostal parents who raised her in a north England industrial town through practices of fierce control and paranoia, an experience that prompted her to search for her biological mother and turn for solace to the literary world
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Genre
Tone
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Award
  • Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir/Biography
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10045301
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6073.I558
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Jeanette Winterson
Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
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Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
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ocn771942079
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Dimensions
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Extent
p.
Isbn
9780802120106

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