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White Oleander

By Janet Fitch

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* A novel that is as beautiful and as dangerous as the Oleander * Chosen by Oprah Winfrey for her bookclub * Over a million copies in print

White Oleander is a painfully beautiful first novel about a young girl growing up the hard way. It is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, their selfish love and cruel behaviour, and the search for love and identity.Astrid has been raised by her mother, a beautiful, headstrong poet. Astrid forgives her everything as her world revolves around this beautiful creature until Ingrid murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life. Astrid's fierce determination to survive and be loved makes her an unforgettable figure.

'LIQUID POETRY' - Oprah Winfrey

'Tangled, Complex and extraordinarily moving' - Observer

Biographical Notes

Janet Fitch lives in Los Angeles, where she is working on her next novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781860498046
  • Publication date: 02 Nov 2000
  • Page count: 400
  • Imprint: Virago
Graceful — THE TIMES
Poignant, virtuosic and utterly captivating — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
However good the film version, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Renee Zellwegger, it won't beat Janet Fitch's reissued novel White Oleander. — ‘
Liquid poetry is how Oprah Winfrey described it. — IN STYLE UK
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