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Title: AT RISK
Publisher: New York: Putnam, (1988.) dj
Publication Date: 1988
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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In a novel the Village Voice calls "memorable" and "striking," Alice Hoffman vividly portrays a family shattered by tragedy when eleven-year-old Amanda is diagnosed with AIDS...
"Brilliant...explosive...heart-rending." --Chicago Tribune
"Graceful...emotionally potent...A cathartic tale that begs us, with heartbreaking eloquence, to stop looking the other way."--Glamour
"Within pages, the reader falls in love with this very real little girl... Moving, dramatic and painfully human."--Miami Herald
"Compelling power...tenderness and perceptiveness." --New York Times
"I have rarely encountered a work that has moved me as strongly... extraordinary." --Mademoiselle
"Deeply impressive...powerful." --Newsweek
"Deeply moving...Sensitivity and empathy...radiate from this beautiful novel." --Chicago Sun-Times
"Compassionate...This is a serious, honest novel." --Village Voice
"Tender, strikingly simple and deeply memorable." --Kirkus Reviews
"An affecting novel of exquisite delicacy, with humor, warmth, and sensitivity. Miss Hoffman heals wounds with the gentle touch of an angel." --Joseph HellerAbout the Author:
Alice Hoffman is the author of fifteen novels: 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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