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Winterson, Jeanette

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

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Winterson, Jeanette

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1988

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Winterson, Jeanette

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1999

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: Orphaned and anchorless, Silver is taken in by blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of journeys that move through place and time, of passion and betrayal. His stories center on Babel Dark, a local nineteenth-century clergyman who lived two lives: a public one mired in darkness and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: RB Large Print 2005

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Winterson, Jeanette

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1990

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Winterson, Jeanette

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1995

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic Black Mass.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" moves from London after the 2008 financial crisis to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia, in a story of the destructive effect of jealousy and the redemptive power of love.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hogarth Shakespeare 2015

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: A collection of stories written annually at Christmas includes tales of trees with magical powers, a tinsel baby that talks, flying dogs, philosophical fairies, and a haunted house.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2016

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: Aboard the QE2 and under the stars, three lives converge. Two physicists - Jove, a married man, and Alice, a single woman - meet and commence an affair, only for Alice to fall in love with Jove's wife, Stella, a poet. Winterson captures all three sides of this triangle of desire - and the rich history that has brought them together - with her prodigious passion and intellect. Encompassing ideas...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1997

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: The greedy and self-centered king of Capri has a reversal of fortune when the wind blows all of his precious things into the backyard of a kind and generous Naples washerwoman, Mrs. Jewel.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Book 2003

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Winterson, Jeanette

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: The coming-of-age story of Jess, the adopted daughter of a deeply religious woman, who grows up isolated and insulated in the north of England in the 1960's. Jess meets Melanie, and the two teenagers fall in love, greatly upsetting Jess's mother and her congregation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1985

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Winterson, Jeanette

Summary: After rendering the planet unlivable, humankind begins to colonize a new blue planet, and heroine Billie Crusoe embarks on a personal odyssey into the future, in an adventure that explores humankind's relationship to the environment, power, and technology.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2008

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Summary: This first-ever history of the legendary bohemian bookstore in Paris interweaves essays and poetry from dozens of writers associated with the shop--Allen Ginsberg, Anaïs Nin, Ethan Hawke, Robert Stone and Jeanette Winterson, among others--with hundreds of never-before-seen archival pieces, including photographs of James Baldwin, William Burroughs and Langston Hughes, plus a foreword by the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shakespeare and Company 2016

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