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The Resource The red garden, Alice Hoffman

The red garden, Alice Hoffman

Label
The red garden
Title
The red garden
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young wounded civil war solider is saved by a passionate neighbor, a woman meets a fiercely human historical character, a poet falls in love with a blind man, and a mysterious traveler comes to town in the year when summer never arrives. At the center of everyone's life is a mysterious garden where only red plants can grow, and where the truth can be found by those who dare to look
Summary
Traces the multi-generational story of wintry Blackwell town through the experiences of such characters as a wounded Civil War solider who is saved by a passionate neighbor and a woman who meets a fiercely human historical figure
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
374945
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Alice
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City and town life
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
adult
Label
The red garden, Alice Hoffman
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The Bear's house -- Eight nights of love -- The year there was no summer -- Owl and mouse -- The river at home -- The truth about my mother -- The principles of devotion -- The fisherman's wife -- Kiss and tell -- The monster of Blackwell -- Sin -- Black rabbit -- The red garden -- King of the bees
Control code
000046614027
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780307393876
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The red garden, Alice Hoffman
Publication
Contents
The Bear's house -- Eight nights of love -- The year there was no summer -- Owl and mouse -- The river at home -- The truth about my mother -- The principles of devotion -- The fisherman's wife -- Kiss and tell -- The monster of Blackwell -- Sin -- Black rabbit -- The red garden -- King of the bees
Control code
000046614027
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780307393876
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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