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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? (Paperback)
  • Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? (Paperback)

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 12/04/2012
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In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit", was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a cover story, a painful past written over and repainted. It was a story of survival. This book is that story's the silent twin. It is full of hurt and humour and a fierce love of life. It is about the pursuit of happiness, about lessons in love, the search for a mother and a journey into madness and out again. It is generous, honest and true.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099556091

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