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At Risk

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In a novel the Village Voice calls "memorable" and "striking," Alice Hoffman vividly portrays a family shattered by tragedy when eleven-year-old Amanda is diagnosed with AIDS...

"Brilliant...explosive...heart-rending." —Chicago Tribune

"Graceful...emotionally potent...A cathartic tale that begs us, with heartbreaking eloquence, to stop looking the other way." —Glamour

"Within pages, the reader falls in love with this very real little girl... Moving, dramatic and painfully human." —Miami Herald

"Compelling power...tenderness and perceptiveness." —New York Times

"I have rarely encountered a work that has moved me as strongly... extraordinary." —Mademoiselle

"Deeply impressive...powerful." —Newsweek

"Deeply moving...Sensitivity and empathy...radiate from this beautiful novel." —Chicago Sun-Times

"Compassionate...This is a serious, honest novel." —Village Voice

"Tender, strikingly simple and deeply memorable." —Kirkus Reviews

"An affecting novel of exquisite delicacy, with humor, warmth, and sensitivity. Miss Hoffman heals wounds with the gentle touch of an angel." —Joseph Heller


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Publisher: Penguin USA, Inc.

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  • ISBN: 9781101141885
  • File size: 269 KB
  • Release date: October 20, 2009


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In a novel the Village Voice calls "memorable" and "striking," Alice Hoffman vividly portrays a family shattered by tragedy when eleven-year-old Amanda is diagnosed with AIDS...

"Brilliant...explosive...heart-rending." —Chicago Tribune

"Graceful...emotionally potent...A cathartic tale that begs us, with heartbreaking eloquence, to stop looking the other way." —Glamour

"Within pages, the reader falls in love with this very real little girl... Moving, dramatic and painfully human." —Miami Herald

"Compelling power...tenderness and perceptiveness." —New York Times

"I have rarely encountered a work that has moved me as strongly... extraordinary." —Mademoiselle

"Deeply impressive...powerful." —Newsweek

"Deeply moving...Sensitivity and empathy...radiate from this beautiful novel." —Chicago Sun-Times

"Compassionate...This is a serious, honest novel." —Village Voice

"Tender, strikingly simple and deeply memorable." —Kirkus Reviews

"An affecting novel of exquisite delicacy, with humor, warmth, and sensitivity. Miss Hoffman heals wounds with the gentle touch of an angel." —Joseph Heller


Expand title description text