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Burlington Public Library F HOFFMAN DEC 2020 39851001570440 New Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781982108847
  • ISBN: 1982108843
  • Physical Description: 396 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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General Note:
Prequel to Hoffman's 1995 book, Practical magic.
Summary, etc.:
"In an unforgettable novel that traces a centuries-old curse to its source, beloved author Alice Hoffman unveils the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic"-- Provided by publisher.
In the 1600s, Maria was abandoned in a snowy field in rural England as a baby. Under the care of Hannah Owens, who recognizes that Maria has a gift, she learns about the 'Unnamed Arts.' When Maria is abandoned by the man who has declared his love for her, she follows him to Salem, Massachusetts. She invokes a curse that will haunt her family for generations. And she learns the lesson that she will carry with her for the rest of her life: Love is the only thing that matters. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Abandoned children > Fiction.
Witches > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
British > Massachusetts > Salem > Fiction.
Salem (Mass.) > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Historical / General.
FICTION / Occult & Supernatural.
Blessing and cursing
Family secrets
Massachusetts > Salem
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction
Paranormal fiction
Occult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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