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The Drowning Season

The Drowning Season( )
Author: Hoffman, Alice
ISBN:978-0-451-17815-2
Publication Date:Aug 1993
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Signet
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $4.99
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Romance / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.48 x 6.14 x 0.58 Inches
Book Weight:0.242 Pounds
Author Biography
Hoffman, Alice (Author)
Alice Hoffman, an American novelist and screenwriter, was born in New York City on March 16, 1952. She earned a B.A. from Adelphi University in 1973 and an M.A. in creative writing from Stanford University in 1975 before publishing her first novel, Property Of, in 1977.

Known for blending realism and fantasy in her fiction, she often creates richly detailed characters who live on society's margins and places them in extraordinary situations as she did with At Risk, her 1988 novel about the AIDS crisis. Her other works include The Drowning Season, Seventh Heaven, The River King, Blue Diary, The Probable Future, The Ice Queen, and The Dovekeepers. Her book, The Third Angel, won the 2008 New England Booksellers' Award for fiction. Two of her novels, Practical Magic and Aquamarine, were made into films. She has also written numerous screenplays, including adaptations of her own novels and the original screenplay, Independence Day. Her title's The Museum of Exteaordinary Things, The Marriage of Opposites, Seventh Heaven, and The Rules of Magic made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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