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White Oleander ( Oprah's Book Club) (Media Tie-In) (Paperback) by Janet Fitch

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About the Book



A bestselling first novel about a young woman growing up the hard way, this is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, and the search for love and identity. When a woman murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life, her daughter must navigate a new reality--that of a series of foster homes, each its own universe, each with its own limits and dangers. "A ferocious, risk-loving novel."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."



Book Synopsis



The unforgettable story of a young woman's odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes on her journey to redemption.
Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own universe, with its own laws, its own dangers, its own hard lessons to be learned-becomes a redeeming and surprising journey of self-discovery.



About The Author



Janet Fitch is the author of the novels White Oleander (Little Brown, 1999), an Oprah Book club selection translated into 24 languages and made into a feature motion picture, Paint It Black (Little, Brown 2006), also widely translated and made into a feature film, and The Revolution of Marina M. (Little, Brown 2017) set during the years of the Russian Revolution. A fourth novel completing Marina's story, Chimes of a Lost Cathedral, will be published by Little, Brown in summer 2019. Fitch lives in her hometown of Los Angeles with her writer husband Andrew Nicholls.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 446
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Oprah's Book Club
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Janet Fitch
Featured book lists: Oprah's Book Club
Edition: Media Tie-In
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2000
TCIN: 11340118
UPC: 9780316284950
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-1961
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8.25 inches length x 5.5 inches width x 1.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.95 pounds
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