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This is an auction for HERE ON EARTH by Alice Hoffman.

"As this novel opens, March Murray Cooper returns to her hometown, ostensibly to bury the woman who raised her but needing to resolve the unfinished business of her youthful love for Hollis, from whom she has been separated for years. Hollis has now grown into a man embittered by loneliness. He has learned neither to forgive nor to forget, and March must discover whether he can ever learn to love. Hoffman takes great care here to examine the many facets of love and relationships, turning them like a prism to reflect on March and Hollis. Hoffman's evocative language and her lyrical descriptions of place contrast sharply with the emotional scars that her characters must uncover and bear. Her novel is a haunting tale of a woman lost in and to love; it will enthrall the reader from beginning to end. Highly recommended."
- Library Journal (US)

Amazon.com review:

"I thought that Alice Hoffman's HERE ON EARTH was amazing. I thought it was written with great wisdom and compassion. The way she described everything, it was as if you were a part of the little town or as if you too lived on Fox Hill. It brought both tears of happiness and of sadness, I felt anger and hurt by just reading the remarkable novel."

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Paperback 1998.

293 pages.

Good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston ?North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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