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ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT.

Winterson, Jeanette.

ISBN 10: 0871131633 / ISBN 13: 9780871131638
Published by ATLANTIC. NY 1987, 1987
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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First American Edition. A paperback original. Fine in printed pictorial wrappers. (Paper beginning to darken) Author's FIRST book published in the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 4937

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Title: ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT.

Publisher: ATLANTIC. NY 1987

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Originally published in 1985 and now available for the first time in hardback as part of the new BLOOMSBURY CLASSICS series, a fictional account of a Northern childhood, shown as a BAFTA award-winning BBC series last year. From the author of THE PASSION.

About the Author:

JEANETTE WINTERSON OBE was born in Manchester. Adopted by Pentecostal parents she was raised to be a missionary. This did and didn't work out. Discovering early the power of books she left home at 16 to live in a Mini and get on with her education. After graduating from Oxford University she worked for a while in the theatre and published her first novel at 25. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit is based on her own upbringing but using herself as a fictional character. She scripted the novel into a BAFTA-winning BBC drama. 27 years later she re-visited that material in the bestselling memoir Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? She has written 10 novels for adults, as well as children's books, non-fiction and screenplays. She writes regularly for the Guardian. She lives in the Cotswolds in a wood and in Spitalfields, London. She believes that art is for everyone and it is her mission to prove it.

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