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White Horses

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: October 1999

Seller ID: 11854

ISBN: 0425170500

Condition: Used - Good


When Teresa was a little girl, she dreamed of dark-eyed, fearless heroes on white horses who would sweep her away. But now, as the adult Teresa negotiates life and love, she begins to understand that fairy tales don't always come true... View more info

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Skylight Confessions

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: N/A: February 2008

Seller ID: 30711

ISBN: 0316017876

Condition: Used - Good


Writing at the height of her powers, Alice Hoffman conjures three generations of a family haunted by love. Cool, practical, and deliberate, John is dreamy Arlyn's polar opposite. Yet the two are drawn powerfully together even when it is clear they are bound to bring each other grief. Their difficult marriage leads them and their children to a house made of glass in the Connecticut countryside, to the avenues of Manhattan, and to the blue waters of Long Island Sound. Glas... View more info

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Here on Earth (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: March 1998

Seller ID: 43504

ISBN: 0425167313

Condition: Used - Good


In a review of Hoffman's previous novel, Practical Magic, Booklist wrote, "magic, fantasy, and full-tilt love-at-first-sight have figured in all of Hoffman's sexy, funny, and endearing novels. . . . in Hoffman's universe, all boundaries between inner and outer realms are erased. Fear brings whipping winds, a malevolent spirit causes lilac bushes to achieve monstrous proportions, and love turns the air sweet and golden, melts butter, and makes everyone giddy." In Here on ... View more info

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Fortune's Daughter

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: December 1999

Seller ID: 89935

ISBN: 0425168700

Condition: Used - Good


This novel from the bestselling author of Practical Magic and Turtle Moon tells the story of two women--one young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child, the other a mother who lost her daughter long ago... View more info

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The Third Angel: A Novel

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: March 2009

Seller ID: 11859

ISBN: 0307405958

Condition: Used - Good


"Alice Hoffman is my favorite writer." -Jodi Picoult Alice Hoffman is one of our most beloved writers. Here on Earth was an Oprah Book Club selection. Practical Magic and Aquamarine were both bestselling books and Hollywood movies. Her novels have received mention as notable books of the year by the "New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times," and "People" magazine, and her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the "New York Times, The Bosto... View more info

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The Dovekeepers: A Novel

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: April 2012

Seller ID: 94871

ISBN: 1451617488

Condition: Used - Good


"The Dovekeepers "is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel, a tour de force of research and imagination. Nearly two thousand years ago, nine hundred Jews held out for months against armies of Romans on Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. According to the ancient historian Josephus, two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic and iconic event, Hoffman's novel is a spellbinding tale of four extraordinarily bold, resourceful, and sensu... View more info

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Here on Earth (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: March 1998

Seller ID: 101215

ISBN: 0425167313

Condition: Used - Good


In a review of Hoffman's previous novel, Practical Magic, Booklist wrote, "magic, fantasy, and full-tilt love-at-first-sight have figured in all of Hoffman's sexy, funny, and endearing novels. . . . in Hoffman's universe, all boundaries between inner and outer realms are erased. Fear brings whipping winds, a malevolent spirit causes lilac bushes to achieve monstrous proportions, and love turns the air sweet and golden, melts butter, and makes everyone giddy." In Here on ... View more info

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Here on Earth (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley: July 1999

Seller ID: 105341

ISBN: 0425169693

Condition: Used - Good


The bestselling author of The Dovekeepers tells her most seductive and mesmerizing tale yet--the story of March Murray, who returns to her small Massachusetts hometown after nineteen years, encountering her childhood sweetheart...and discovering the heartbreaking and complex truth about their reckless and romantic love. View more info

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The River King

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade: July 2001

Seller ID: 11852

ISBN: 0425179672

Condition: Used - Good


From the best-selling author of The Dovekeepers, The River King confirms Alice Hoffman as "one of our quirkiest and most interesting novelists" (Jane Smiley, USA Today).People tend to stay in their place in the town of Haddan. The students at the prestigious prep school don't mix with locals; even within the school, hierarchy rules, as freshman and faculty members find out where they fit in and what is expected of them. But when a body is found in the river behind th... View more info

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Skylight Confessions

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: N/A: February 2008

Seller ID: 89870

ISBN: 0316017876

Condition: Used - Good


Writing at the height of her powers, Alice Hoffman conjures three generations of a family haunted by love. Cool, practical, and deliberate, John is dreamy Arlyn's polar opposite. Yet the two are drawn powerfully together even when it is clear they are bound to bring each other grief. Their difficult marriage leads them and their children to a house made of glass in the Connecticut countryside, to the avenues of Manhattan, and to the blue waters of Long Island Sound. Glas... View more info

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The Third Angel: A Novel

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: March 2009

Seller ID: 119340

ISBN: 0307405958

Condition: Used - Good


"Alice Hoffman is my favorite writer." -Jodi Picoult Alice Hoffman is one of our most beloved writers. Here on Earth was an Oprah Book Club selection. Practical Magic and Aquamarine were both bestselling books and Hollywood movies. Her novels have received mention as notable books of the year by the "New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times," and "People" magazine, and her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the "New York Times, The Bosto... View more info

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The Rules of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 2018

Seller ID: 123449

ISBN: 1501137484

Condition: Used - Good


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In Case We're Separated: Connected Stories

By: Alice Mattison

Price: $7.00

Publisher: N/A: December 2006

Seller ID: 16158

ISBN: 0060937890

Condition: Used - Good


Spanning the length and breadth of the twentieth century, Alice Mattison's masterful In Case We're Separated looks at a family of Jewish immigrants in the 1920s and 1930s and follows the urban, emotionally turbulent lives of their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren against a backdrop of political assassination, the Vietnam War, and the AIDS epidemic. Beginning with the title story, which introduces Bobbie Kaplowitz--a single mother in 1954 Brooklyn whose... View more info

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Charming Billy

By: Alice Mcdermott

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback: January 1999

Seller ID: 11651

ISBN: 038533334X

Condition: Used - Good


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After This

By: Alice Mcdermott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: September 2007

Seller ID: 16213

ISBN: 0385334699

Condition: Used - Good


On a wild, windy April day in Manhattan, when Mary first meets John Keane, she cannot know what lies ahead of her. A marriage, a fleeting season of romance, and the birth of four children will bring John and Mary to rest in the safe embrace of a traditional Catholic life in the suburbs. But neither Mary nor John, distracted by memories and longings, can feel the wind that is buffeting their children, leading them in directions beyond their parents' control. Michael and h... View more info

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Someone: A Novel

By: Alice McDermott

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Picador: October 2014

Seller ID: 122597

ISBN: 1250055369

Condition: Used - Good


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Runaway : Stories

By: ALICE MUNRO

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House Inc: November 2005

Seller ID: 25798

ISBN: 1400077915

Condition: Used - Good


WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE(R) IN LITERATURE 2013 The incomparable Alice Munro's bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway""is a book of extraordinary stories about love and its infinite betrayals and surprises, from the title story about a young woman who, though she thinks she wants to, is incapable of leaving her husband, to three stories about a woman named Juliet and the emotions that complicate the luster of her intimate relationships. In Munro's hands, th... View more info

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The Love of a Good Woman : Stories

By: Alice Munro

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage: November 1999

Seller ID: 109340

ISBN: 0375703632

Condition: Used - Good


WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE(R) IN LITERATURE 2013 In eight new stories, a master of the form extends and magnifies her great themes--the vagaries of love, the passion that leads down unexpected paths, the chaos hovering just under the surface of things, and the strange, often comical desires of the human heart. Time stretches out in some of the stories: a man and a woman look back forty years to the summer they met--the summer, as it turns out, that the true natur... View more info

The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106333

ISBN: 0965044153

Condition: Used - Good


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The Lovely Bones

By: Alice Sebold

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: April 2004

Seller ID: 110511

ISBN: 0316168815

Condition: Used - Acceptable


When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was before milk carton photos and public service announcements, she tells us; back in 1973, when Susie mysteriously disappeared, people still believed these things didn't happen. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange new place she finds herself. It looks a lot like her school playground, with ... View more info