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Alice Hoffman

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Who is Alice Hoffman?

Alice Hoffman is an American novelist and young-adult and children's writer, best known for her 1996 novel Practical Magic, which was adapted for a 1998 film of the same name. Many of her works fall into the genre of magic realism and contain elements of magic, irony, and non-standard romances and relationships.

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Google previewViewpoints (2009)

by W. Adams

Alice Hoffman is a novelist (Here on Earth, Practical Magic, Property Of, At Risk, to name a few) and a screenwriter, having been author ...

Google previewThe Gardeners' Chronicle (1906)

A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Horticulture and Allied Subjects

Alice Hoffman is a pleasing " bedder." It is fine in habit, and has a bright rosy calyx over a corolla of pure white. Messrs. Artindale also exhibited a batch of Pentstemons. (Silver Banksian Medal.) Dahlias from the open, the first display of the ...

Google previewGardeners' Chronicle, Horticultural Trade Journal (1906)

Alice Hoffman is a pleasing " bedder." It is fine in habit, and has a bright rosy calyx over a corolla of pure white. Messrs. Artindale also exhibited a batch of Pentstemons. (Silver Banksian Medal.) Dahlias from the open, the first display of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of AIDS (1998)

A Social, Political, Cultural, and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic by Raymond A. Smith

The firstmainstream AIDSnovel, Alice Hoffman«s At Risk(1986), tells thestory ofan 11-year-old,white, ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

Alice Hoffman, Blue Diary leave no stone unturned A moribund metaphor (see page 21). analyze; canvass; comb; examine; explore; filter; forage; hunt; inspect; investigate; look for; probe; quest; ransack; rummage; scour; scrutinize; search; ...

Google previewDictionary of Quotations

Alice Hoffman Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having. Ambrose Bierce Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning. George Carlin lsn't ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction (2010)

Gaines, Barbara King- solver, Wally Lamb, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, and Cormac McCarthy, to name but a few.

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When all is said and done, the weather and love are the two elements about which one can never be sure. (Alice Hoffman)
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