12 BYTES - HOW WE GOT HERE. WHERE WE MIGHT GO NEXT.

À propos

Jeanette Winterson CBE was born in Manchester. Adopted by Pentecostal parents she was raised to be a missionary. This did and didn''t work out. Discovering early the power of books she left home at 16 to live in a Mini and get on with her education. After graduating from Oxford University she worked for a while in the theatre and published her first novel at 25. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit is based on her own upbringing but using herself as a fictional character. She scripted the novel into a BAFTA-winning BBC drama. 27 years later she re-visited that material in the bestselling memoir Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? She has written 10 novels for adults, as well as children''s books, non-fiction and screenplays. She is Professor of New Writing at the University of Manchester. She lives in the Cotswolds in a wood and in Spitalfields, London. She believes that art is for everyone and it is her mission to prove it.



  • EAN

    9781787332478

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    272 Pages

  • Longueur

    21.6 cm

  • Largeur

    13.5 cm

  • Poids

    300 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson est née en 1959 à Manchester et a grandi dans le nord de la Grande-Bretagne. Elle relatera ces années de formation dans Les oranges ne sont pas les seuls fruits (L'Olivier, 2012). Traduite dans près de trente pays, elle connaît depuis Pourquoi être heureux quand on peut être normal ? (L'Olivier, 2012) un immense succès en France.

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