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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
Memories of the author about her difficult childhood as the adopted daughter of an English mother with strong religious convictions, and her subsequent 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
TEFOD
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=1276242
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. The wrong crib -- 2. My advice to anybody is: get born -- 3. In the beginning was the word -- 4. Trouble with a book -- 5. At home -- 6. Church -- 7. Accrington -- 8. Apocalypse -- 9. English literature A-Z -- 10. This is the road -- 11. Art and lies -- 11. Intermission -- 12. Night sea voyage -- 13. This appointment takes place in the past -- 14. Strange meeting -- 15. Wound -- 15. Coda
Control code
ocn881688278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307401267
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E4DF46B7-B67F-4415-B8C8-4E0602B4286F
System control number
(OCoLC)881688278
Label
Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=1276242
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
1. The wrong crib -- 2. My advice to anybody is: get born -- 3. In the beginning was the word -- 4. Trouble with a book -- 5. At home -- 6. Church -- 7. Accrington -- 8. Apocalypse -- 9. English literature A-Z -- 10. This is the road -- 11. Art and lies -- 11. Intermission -- 12. Night sea voyage -- 13. This appointment takes place in the past -- 14. Strange meeting -- 15. Wound -- 15. Coda
Control code
ocn881688278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307401267
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E4DF46B7-B67F-4415-B8C8-4E0602B4286F
System control number
(OCoLC)881688278

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