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Local Girls (Reissue) (Paperback)

Author: Alice Hoffman

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  • Book Subgenre: Literary, Literary Genres + Types of Novels
  • Language: english
  • Edition: Reissue
  • Format: paperback
  • Book Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres

Reviewer: Emily Perkins, (Literary Review)

"The supernatural lurks in every biscuit tin, men are untrustworthy rats and women eventually find the strength to go on. when living and dying get a little extreme, Hoffman invokes the paranormal, replacing hard questions with pretty metaphors. This is comfort literature, and she does it well--though she sometimes falls on the wrong side of the line between charming and cloying."

Reviewer: Courtney Weaver, (San Francisco Chronicle Book Review)

"Clearly, LOCAL GIRLS isn't beach reading. But coupled with the weightiness of the book's subject matter, it is a sparkling message of hope, a Hoffman-esque belief that while human turmoil is often haphazard and undeserved, love is always present...."

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