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Fortune's Daughter

Hoffman, Alice

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ISBN 10: 039913056X / ISBN 13: 9780399130564
Published by Putnam, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Fortune's Daughter

Publisher: Putnam, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

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This tale of faith and love charts the histories of Rae, an unmarried expectant mother far from home, and Lila, a cynical fortune teller who lost her daughter twenty-five years earlier

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ovel's great strength lies in its two heroines, who both find themselves drawn, without plans, hopes or full understanding, into the inevitably mythological process of pregnancy and childbirth....It is beautifully and matter-of-factly told."
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Rae, unmarried and pregnant is alone. Lila is older, happily married, a fortune-teller and unable to cease mourning for the baby she was forced to give up for adoption many years ago. They meet in Southern California during the earthquake season--the time when unexpected things happen. Here is Alice Hoffman's beautiful and haunting novel of love and loneliness--and of two women whose lives and fortunes gradually become intertwined.

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