Practical Magic

Practical Magic

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By (author) Alice Hoffman

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  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Format: Paperback | 286 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 201mm x 23mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 5 August 2003
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0425190374
  • ISBN 13: 9780425190371
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Sales rank: 72,005

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From the "New York Times" best-selling author of "The Dovekeepers.".. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women had been blamed for everything that went wrong in their Massachusetts town. And Gillian and Sally endured that fate as well; as children, the sisters were outsiders. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, but all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One would do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they shared brought them back-almost as if by magic...

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Author information

Alice Hoffman is the author the best-selling "The Dovekeepers" and many other beloved novels, including Blue Diary (2001), The River King (2000), Local Girls (1999), Here On Earth (1997), Practical Magic (1995), Second Nature (1994), Turtle Moon (1992), Seventh Heaven (1990), At Risk (1988), Illumination Night (1987), Fortune's Daughter (1985), White Horses (1982), Angel Landing (1980), The Drowning Season (1979), and Property Of (1977). She is also the author of three children's books: Aquamarine (2001), Horsefly (2000), and Fireflies (1997).Born in New York City, and raised on Long Island, Hoffman graduated from Adelphi University and received an M.A. from Stanford University, where she was Mirrielees Fellow. She currently lives near Boston with her family and her dogs.

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"A beautiful, moving book about the power of love and the desires of the heart."-Denver Post"Charmingly told, and a good deal of fun." -New York Times Book Review