Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
 

About Alice Hoffman

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Alice Hoffman is the author of fifteen novels: Blue Diary (2001), The River King (2000), Local Girls (1999), Here On Earth (1997), Practical Magic (1995), Second Nature (1994), Turtle Moon (1992), Seventh Heaven (1990), At Risk (1988), Illumination Night (1987), Fortune's Daughter (1985), White Horses (1982), Angel Landing (1980), The Drowning Season (1979), and Property Of (1977). She is also the author of three children's books: Aquamarine (2001), Horsefly (2000), and Fireflies (1997). Born in New York City, and raised on Long Island, Hoffman graduated from Adelphi University and received an M.A. from Stanford University, where she was Mirrielees Fellow. She currently lives near Boston with her family and her dogs.
 
Published September 1, 1997 by Berkley. 292 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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 A mix of murder and magic in the Florida sunshine as only Hoffman (Seventh Heaven, 1990, etc.) could conjure it.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

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Sandra Burr gives a tour de force performance of Hoffman's novel that tells the tale of missing children, murdered mothers and migrating sea turtles. Every May the sea turtles confuse the ligh

Oct 26 2009 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

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Sandra Burr gives a tour de force performance of Hoffman's novel that tells the tale of missing children, murdered mothers and migrating sea turtles. Every May the sea turtles confuse the ligh

Oct 26 2009 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

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Combining aspects of a suspense thriller and a romance, and including such surefire elements as an abandoned baby, a youngster on the verge of juvenile delinquency who is reformed, two dogs and a supe

May 04 1992 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

Entertainment Weekly

Alice Hoffman is the Emily Brontë of the American suburbs, a born .

May 08 1992 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

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Although we meet Lucy's colleagues at the local paper and the remarkable woman who was Julian's foster mother, the novel really belongs to Lucy, Keith, Julian and Arrow, whose interconnection is heightened by the steamy, hermetic atmosphere of Verity itself.

May 29 1992 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

The Independent

When Keith witnesses the murder of his neighbour (who is herself yet another single mother trying to save her baby from bad people), he snatches the baby from the laundry-room before the killer can get to it and heads for the hills.

Aug 01 1992 | Read Full Review of Turtle Moon

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