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Practical magic

Author: Alice Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Berkley, [2020] ©1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 25th anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well; as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Paranormal fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Hoffman
ISBN: 9780425190371 0425190374
OCLC Number: 1223045551
Notes: Includes a new introduction by the author.
Originally published in hardcover by G.P. Putnam & Sons in 1995.
Includes an excerpt from the Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman.
Description: ix, 299 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alice Hoffman.

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"For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been blamed for everything that has gone wrong in their Massachusetts town. Gillian and Sally have endured that fate as well; as children, the sisters were forever outsiders, taunted, talked about, pointed at. Their elderly aunts almost seemed to encourage the whispers of witchery, with their musty house and their exotic concoctions and their crowd of black cats. But all Gillian and Sally wanted was to escape. One would do so by marrying, the other by running away. But the bonds they share will bring them back-- almost as if by magic ..."--Page [4] of cover.

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