Description - White Oleander by Janet Fitch
White Oleander is a painfully beautiful first novel about a young girl growing up the hard way. It is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, their selfish love and cruel behaviour, and the search for love and identity.Astrid has been raised by her mother, a beautiful, headstrong poet. Astrid forgives her everything as her world revolves around this beautiful creature until Ingrid murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life. Astrid's fierce determination to survive and be loved makes her an unforgettable figure.'LIQUID POETRY' - Oprah Winfrey'Tangled, Complex and extraordinarily moving' - Observer
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(196mm x 128mm x 26mm)
Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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Author Biography - Janet Fitch
Janet Fitch's fiction has appeared in A Room of One's Own, Black Warrior Review and Rain City Review, among other publications. She lives in Los Angeles.