Georgetown Peabody Library

Why be happy when you could be normal?, Jeanette Winterson - (pbk.)

This memoir is a tough-minded search for belonging, for love, an identity, a home, and a mother by the author of "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit"--winner of the Whitbread First Novel award and the inspiration behind the award-winning BBC television adaptation "Oranges."
Table Of Contents
The wrong crib -- My advice to anybody is : get born -- In the beginning was the word -- The trouble with a book... -- At home -- Church -- Accrington -- The apocalypse -- English literature A-Z -- This is the road -- Art and lies -- Intermission -- The night sea voyage -- This appointment takes place in the past -- Strange meeting -- The wound -- Coda
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes "In conversation: Jeanette Winterson talks to A.M. Holmes, " p. 231-236
Physical Description
236 pages, 22 cm.

Library Locations

  • Georgetown Peabody Library

    2 Maple Street, Georgetown, MA, 01833, US