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Alice Hoffman - Author

Alice Hoffman was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island. After graduating from high school in 1969, she attended Adelphi University, from which she received a BA, and then received a Mirrellees Fellowship to the Stanford University Creative Writing Centre, receiving an MA in creative writing.

Alice has published a total of twenty-three novels, three books of short fiction, and eight books for children and young adults. Four of Hoffman’s novels have been made into successful movies, including Practical Magic and Aquamarine.

She currently lives in Boston.

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Alice Hoffman
Best-selling Alice Hoffman makes the impossible seem real in this tender story which cleverly interweaves the magic from an old curse with a modern love-story against a background of small town prejudice. Twig's life has always been constrained by the...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/02/2015
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