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Local Girls
Local Girls
Author: Alice Hoffman
Alice Hoffman's first collection of short fiction. — Alice Hoffman is at her haunting, thought-provoking best with these interconnected stories about a Long Island family, the Samuelsons, and the lessons in survival and transformation that life brings to every family. — Dear diary -- Rose red -- Flight -- Gretel -- Tell the truth -- How to tal...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425174340
ISBN-10: 0425174344
Publication Date: 5/1/2000
Pages: 208
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  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 85 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Leigh avatar reviewed Local Girls on + 377 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
My least favorite of Hoffman's books - speedy read, forgettable characters, but good prose. Dreadfully sad.

My main problem with this book was the lack of a plot. Hoffman is usually so creative with her characters and what they do during the course of a novel; but this was about nothing and the characters were as ordinary as anyone you'd see on the street.

Recommended only for hardcore Hoffman fans.
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