Here on Earth

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Penguin, Jul 1, 1999 - Fiction - 336 pages
26 Reviews
A seductive and mesmerizing story of obsessive love from the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic.

After nineteen years in California, March Murray returns to the small Massachusetts town where she grew up. For all this time, March has been avoiding her own troubled history, but when she encounters Hollis—the boy she loved so desperately, the man who has never forgotten her—the past collides with the present as their reckless love is reignited. This dark romantic tale asks whether it is possible to survive a love that consumes you completely. The answers March Murray discovers are both heartbreaking and wise, as complex as they are devastating—for in heaven and in our dreams, love is simple and glorious. But it is something altogether different here on earth...
 

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

OBC, very dark love story. Woman comes back to boy she knew, but he's become abusive and possessive. Will she finally see the relationship for what it is, not what it was? Read full review

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User Review  - nivramkoorb - LibraryThing

I have heard a lot of good things about Alice Hoffman so I picked this book up at a book sale. I was very disappointed. This might be the lowest I have ever rated a book. I thought I had an obligation ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
16
Section 3
31
Section 4
45
Section 5
56
Section 6
71
Section 7
82
Section 8
90
Section 14
177
Section 15
189
Section 16
209
Section 17
219
Section 18
229
Section 19
246
Section 20
260
Section 21
276

Section 9
98
Section 10
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Section 11
137
Section 12
156
Section 13
167
Section 22
289
Section 23
311
Section 24
318
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About the author (1999)

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The Rules of Magic, Practical MagicThe Marriage of OppositesThe Red Garden, the Oprah’s Book Club selection Here on EarthThe Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers. She lives near Boston.

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