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Local girls

Author: Alice Hoffman
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Jewish girl's adolescent years on Long Island are described in a collection of stories. In one, her father remarries, in a second her brother drops out of university, in a third her mother dies of cancer.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Frame stories
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Frame-stories
Personal narratives Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffman, Alice.
Local girls.
New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1999
(OCoLC)607295071
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hoffman
ISBN: 0399145079 9780399145070
OCLC Number: 40251760
Performer(s): Read by Laural Merlington and Aasne Vigesaa.
Description: 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Dear diary --
Rose red --
Flight --
Gretel --
Tell the truth --
How to talk to the dead --
Fate --
Bake at 350 --
True confession --
The rest of your life --
The boy who wrestled with angels --
Examining the evidence --
Devotion --
Still among the living --
Local girls.
Responsibility: Alice Hoffman.

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A Jewish girl's adolescent years on Long Island are described in a collection of stories. In one, her father remarries, in a second her brother drops out of university, in a third her mother dies of cancer.

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