Title: Second Nature
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
NEAR FINE/FINE unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Stain on bottom. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000484
Synopsis: On the island where this novel is set, keeping secrets ought to be impossible. Once upon a time it was, but that's about to change. When Robin, divorced mother of a teenage boy, brings home a slightly strange, off-islander named Stephen, the whole place is alive with rumour.
About the Author: Alice Hoffman is the best-selling author of The Dovekeepers and several 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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