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Local Girls by Alice Hoffman
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Jul 13, 09

bookshelves: fiction, oneofmyfaves
Recommended for: Alice Hoffman fans, Emily P, Venessa, Emily T
Read in July, 2007, read count: 5

Note: Just re-read this again. This book is so phenomenal, so amazing. The emotions are so real it will make you forget your own problems. It's one of my all-time favourite books. Read it. (13 July 2009)

I have read this book so many times, and most recently, a few weeks ago. A novel in short stories, this is the fantastic story of the life of a suburban girl (and I believe the town is to be the one I grew up in!) and how things can go so horribly wrong so quickly...but luckily our narrator can hold it together. Beautiful prose; I love Alice Hoffman. This is her best, and a book to study for any writer.
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