The Drowning Season

The Drowning Season

Book - 1979
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A powerfully moving tale that paints the protrait of three generations in a family separated by loneliness, hope, and betrayal. Esther the White, a Russian emigre who chooses to live cut off from normal human experience. Her suicidal son Phillip, and Phillip's eighteen-year-old daughter. Together they share an isolated compound on Long Island. Only by calling upon all the healing powers of love can the members of Esther's family make peace with themselves and each other.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c1979
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780525095774
Branch Call Number: HOF
Characteristics: 212 p. ;,22 cm


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Dec 24, 2011

The second novel by Alice Hoffman. Quite dark, but hauntingly beautiful storyline and characters. Hoffman makes what should be a very sad story into something mesmerising and memorable.

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