Lighthousekeeping

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Fourth Estate, Jan 1, 2004 - Blind - 232 pages
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Motherless and anchorless, Silver is taken in by the timeless Mr Pew, keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of ties that bind and of the slippages that occur throughout every life. One life, Babel Dark's, opens like a map that Silver must follow.

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When Silver is orphaned, she is sent to live with an old, blind man named Pew, keeper of the local lighthouse at Cape Wrath, Scotland. Pew, a descendant of many lighthouse keepers, offers Silver a ... Read full review

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Th lyrically told story of an orphan girl's friendship with the timeless light-housekeeper, Mr Pew. Loved the opening, which promised the wanderings through love and loss by a unique mind. I was not disappointed. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
23
Section 3
37
Copyright

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Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959 and graduated from St. Catherine's College, Oxford. Her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, is a semi-autobiographical account of her life as a child preacher (she wrote and gave sermons by the time she was eight years old). The book was the winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction and was made into an award-winning TV movie. The Passion won the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize for best writer under thirty-five, and Sexing the Cherry won the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award.

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