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Fortune's daughter

Author: Alice Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Rae Perry is young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child -- accompanied by the angry, moody man she's loved since high school. Lila Grey is a fortune-teller with no interest in the future, a mother who lost her daughter long ago, on a cold, cold day. Now, as these two women meet, it is earthquake weather in California -- when animals panic, friends and lovers quarrel, ice cubes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hoffman
ISBN: 0425168700 9780425168707
OCLC Number: 43147890
Description: 310 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alice Hoffman.

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Rae Perry is young, unmarried, and far from home as she awaits the birth of her first child -- accompanied by the angry, moody man she's loved since high school. Lila Grey is a fortune-teller with no interest in the future, a mother who lost her daughter long ago, on a cold, cold day. Now, as these two women meet, it is earthquake weather in California -- when animals panic, friends and lovers quarrel, ice cubes dissolve in the palm of your hand. It is a time when things are in the air, and the unexpected happens. For Rae and Lila, it will mean the sudden intertwining of their lives and fates -- as each makes a bid to change her fortune forever ...

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