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The Dovekeepers: A Novel

By: "Hoffman, Alice"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner:

Seller ID: 9781451617481

ISBN: 1451617488

Condition: 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 sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path. Yael's mother died in childbirth, and her father, an expert a... View more info

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The Red Garden

By: "Hoffman, Alice"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780307405975

ISBN: 0307405974

Condition: GOOD


"The Red Garden" introduces us to the luminous and haunting world of Blackwell, Massachusetts, capturing the unexpected turns in its history and in our own lives. In exquisite prose, Hoffman offers a transforming glimpse of small-town America, presenting us with some three hundred years of passion, dark secrets, loyalty, and redemption in a web of tales where characters' lives are intertwined by fate and by their own actions. From the town's founder, a brave young woman from England who has no fear of blizzards or bears, to the young man who runs away to New York City with only his dog... View more info

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Here on Earth

By: "Hoffman, Alice"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780425167311

ISBN: 0425167313

Condition: 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 Earth, the darker, obsessive side of love is revealed in all of its power, and with all the havoc it wreaks. After nearly... View more info

The Probable Future: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: "Hoffman, Alice"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345455918

ISBN: 0345455916

Condition: GOOD


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"Probable Future, The (Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc)"

By: "Hoffman, Alice"

Price: $18.45

Publisher: Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged:

Seller ID: 9781590860403

ISBN: 1590860403

Condition: GOOD


Women of the Sparrow family have unusual gifts. Elinor can detect falsehood. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people's dreams when they sleep. Granddaughter Stella has a mental window to the future - a future that she might not want to see. In Alice Hoffman's latest tour de force, this vivid and intriguing cast of characters confronts a haunting past - and a very current murder - against the evocative backdrop of small-town New England. By turns chilling and enchanting, The Probable Future chronicles the Sparrows' legacy as young Stella struggles to cope with her disturbing clairvoyance. Her poten... View more info