At Risk Paperback

At Risk Paperback
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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

Product Details Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Berkley (November 1, 1998) Language: English ISBN-10: 0425165299 ISBN-13: 978-0425165294 Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.7 x 8 inches Shipping Weight: 8.2 ounces