Oranges are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
By Jeanette Winterson

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Book Awards

  • Winner of Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 1985.

Book Description

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender, "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" is a few days ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess and human obsession.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099935704
ISBN-10: 0099935708
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Sep-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson OBE is the author of ten novels, including Oranges are not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry; a book of short stories, The World and Other Places; a collection of essays, Art Objects as well as many other works, including children's books, screenplays and journalism. Her writing has won the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the E. M. Forster Award and the Prix d'argent at Cannes Film Festival.

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