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At Risk
At Risk
Author: Alice Hoffman
In review after review of Alice Hoffman's previous novels, critics have praised her uncanny ability to blend the mythic and the mundane, to conjure up images that are simultaneously beautiful and terrifying. With At Risk she takes a daring step forward to create a story that, while evoking our worst fears, at the same time uplifts our spirits an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780399133671
ISBN-10: 0399133674
Publication Date: 7/8/1988
Pages: 219
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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Helpful Score: 4
A sad but realistic story of a typical american family dealing with the AIDS disease within their family. Very well written. It had an unsatisfying ending for me though...I didn't feel closure.
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Helpful Score: 2
I don't like Alice Hoffman in general but would say this is her best book that I know of. It's a touching and sad story, even if its telling is slightly sentimental.
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Helpful Score: 1
Hoffman writes so simply about human passions that her characters are branded into your memory
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the moving story of a small town American family discovering their child has AIDS and how it affects the family, friends and community.
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This book was sad but kept my interest............
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I thought the book was very strange as it was difficult to understand what was going on.
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Wow,a really great story of a family living with AIDS

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