Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

December 7, 2021|
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
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''At that time I could not imagine what would become of me, and I didn''t care. It was not judgement day, but another morning''

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by working-class evangelists in the North of England to be one of God''s elect. Passionate, headstrong and shielded by her mother''s grand disapproval of a sinful world, she seems destined for life as a missionary. And then she meets Melanie.

At sixteen, Jeanette faces a world of uncertainty as she breaks from the church and her community for the young woman she loves. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a warm, witty and daring novel that gives voice to irrepressible desire.

Meet ten of literature''s most iconic heroines, jacketed in bold portraits by female photographers from around the world.
Jeanette Winterson CBE 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 publi...
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Title:Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.65 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.65 in
Published:December 7, 2021
Publisher:Random House UK
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781784877484

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