Sanbornton Public Library

Magic lessons / Alice Hoffman.

By: Hoffman, Alice [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: The practical magic seriesPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionDescription: 396 pages ; 25 cmISBN: 9781982108847; 1982108843Subject(s): 1600-1775 | 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 -- FictionGenre/Form: Fiction | Historical fiction | History | Paranormal fiction | Occult fiction. | Historical fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Paranormal fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: "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"--Summary: 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
List(s) this item appears in: A-New Adult Fiction
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Prequel to Hoffman's 1995 book, Practical magic.

"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"--

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

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