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  • The Rules of Magic: A Novel
    Views : 254
    Pages : 384

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

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    Publish on

    2017-10-10

    ISBN-10: 1501137476

    ISBN-13: 9781501137471

    Language: English

  • The Marriage of Opposites
    Views : 420
    Pages : 384

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    A ghost wife, a stolen child, wandering eyes, hidden ledgers—and more—bind the 19th-century Jewish community on a paradisiacal island in the West Indies.

    To this marvelous mise-en-scène, Hoffman (The Museum of Extraordinary Things, 2014, etc.) adds a historical character: Rachel Manzana Pomié, the Creole mother o ... more

    Publish on

    2015-08-04

    ISBN-10: 1451693591

    ISBN-13: 9781451693591

    Language: English

  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things: A Novel
    Views : 187
    Pages : 384

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    A young woman grows up in her father’s eponymous Coney Island museum at the turn of the 20th century in Hoffman’s (The Dovekeepers, 2011, etc.) novel.

    Watched over by her beloved but acid-scarred family housekeeper, motherless Coralie lives a seemingly idyllic early childhood with her intellectual father above the ... more

    Publish on

    2014-02-18

    ISBN-10: 1451693567

    ISBN-13: 9781451693560

    Language: English

  • The Dovekeepers: A Novel
    Views : 281
    Pages : 512

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    Hoffman (The Red Garden, 2011, etc.) births literature from tragedy: the destruction of Jerusalem's Temple, the siege of Masada and the loss of Zion.

    This is a feminist tale, a story of strong, intelligent women wedded to destiny by love and sacrifice. Told in four parts, the first comes from Yael, daughter of Yosef bar Elhanan ... more

    Publish on

    2011-10-04

    ISBN-10: 145161747X

    ISBN-13: 9781451617474

    Language: English

  • The Red Garden
    Views : 249
    Pages : 270

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pCrown Publishers

    Book Description

    In 14 freestanding but consecutive stories, Hoffman (The Story Sisters, 2009, etc.) traces the life of the town of Blackwell, Mass., from its founding in 1750 up to the present as the founders’ descendents connect to the land and each other.

    Hallie Brady, who saves her fellow settlers from starvation by catching eels in the ri ... more

    Publish on

    2011-01-25

    ISBN-10: 0307393879

    ISBN-13: 9780307393876

    Language: English

  • Blue Diary
    Views : 83
    Pages : 303

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pG. P. Putnam's Sons

    Book Description

    A small-town hero with a criminal past raises unsettling questions about guilt and trust, in this unsparing new novel by Hoffman (The River King, 2000, etc.).

    Everyone in Monroe, Massachusetts, adores Ethan Ford. He’s the town’s most reliable contractor, a supportive Little League coach, and a life-saving member of the volunteer ... more

    Publish on

    2001-07-23

    ISBN-10: 0399148027

    ISBN-13: 9780399148026

    Language: English

  • The Story Sisters: A Novel
    Views : 380
    Pages : 336

    by: Alice Hoffman

    Publisher: pCrown

    Book Description

    An act of child abuse has lasting consequences in Hoffman’s painfully moving novel (The Third Angel, 2008, etc.).

    The summer Claire Story was 8 and her sister Elv was 11, a man tried to abduct Claire in his car; Elv jumped in, told Claire to jump out, and it was hours before she returned. They never told their mother Annie or midd ... more

    Publish on

    2009-06-02

    ISBN-10: 0307393860

    ISBN-13: 9780307393869

    Language: English