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Practical Magic

Hoffman, Alice

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ISBN 10: 0399140557 / ISBN 13: 9780399140556
Published by Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Practical Magic

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Having escaped from a childhood world of mystical mayhem, lived under the watchful gaze of their two elderly guardian aunts, Gillian and Sally Owens, along with their own children, are re-united with their aunts later in life. Together, the women share an experience of unexpected insight.

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"A beautiful, moving book about the power of love and the desires of the heart."

"Charmingly told, and a good deal of fun."

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. TheNew York Times Book Review

One of her most lyrical works...Hoffman is at her best. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
Written with a light hand and rhythm...Practical Magic has the pace of a fairy tale but with the impact of accomplished fiction. People
Hoffman's best...readers will relish this magical tale. Denver Post
A sweet, sweet story that like the best fairy tales says more than at first it seems to. New York Daily News
[Hoffman] has proved once again her potency as a storyteller, combining the mundane with the fantastic in a totally engaging way. The Orlando Sentinel
Hoffman's writing has plenty of power. Her best sentences are like incantations they won't let you get away. Kirkus Reviews

Witches and ghosts, spells and sleight-of-hand weave a fanciful atmospehere in Alice Hoffman's tender comedy about clairvoyance, spells, and family ties. The Miami Herald

A cosmic romance leavened with just the right touch of pragmatism and humor. Booklist
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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."--The New York Times Book Review

"One of her most lyrical works...Hoffman is at her best."--San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
"Written with a light hand and rhythm...Practical Magic has the pace of a fairy tale but with the impact of accomplished fiction."--People
"Hoffman's best...readers will relish this magical tale."--Denver Post
"A sweet, sweet story that like the best fairy tales says more than at first it seems to."--New York Daily News
"[Hoffman] has proved once again her potency as a storyteller, combining the mundane with the fantastic in a totally engaging way."--The Orlando Sentinel
"Hoffman's writing has plenty of power. Her best sentences are like incantations--they won't let you get away."--Kirkus Reviews

"Witches and ghosts, spells and sleight-of-hand weave a fanciful atmospehere in Alice Hoffman's tender comedy about clairvoyance, spells, and family ties."--The Miami Herald

"A cosmic romance leavened with just the right touch of pragmatism and humor."--Booklist

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