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The Resource Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson

Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson

Label
Why be happy when you could be normal?
Title
Why be happy when you could be normal?
Statement of responsibility
Jeanette Winterson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the author's lifelong search for happiness as the adopted daughter of Pentecostal parents who raised her through practices of fierce control and paranoia, an experience that prompted her to search for her biological mother
Summary
The author of the best-selling Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit traces her life-long search for happiness as the adopted daughter of Pentecostal parents who raised her in a north England industrial town through practices of fierce control and paranoia, an experience that prompted her to search for her biological mother and turn for solace to the literary world
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir/Biography
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10045301
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winterson, Jeanette
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6073.I558
LC item number
Z46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Winterson, Jeanette
  • Authors, English
  • Lesbians
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20002902
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780802120878
Lccn
bl2013008276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2011
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20002902
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9780802120878
Lccn
bl2013008276
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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