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The Probable Future

by Alice Hoffman | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0385507607 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingmaryzeewing of Taneytown, Maryland USA on 10/4/2006
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingmaryzeewing from Taneytown, Maryland USA on Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Picked this up at a yard sale, for BC.

From the cover -
Women of the Sparrow family have unusual gifts. Elinor can detect falsehood. Her daughter, Jenny, can see people's dreams when they sleep. Granddaughter Stella has a mental window on the future - a future that she might not want to see.
In The Probable Future this vivid and intriguing cast of characters confronts a haunting past - and a very current murder - against the evocative backdrop of small-town New England. By turns chilling and enchanting, The Probably Future chronicles the Sparrows' legacy as young Stella struggles to cope with her disturbing clairvoyance. Her potential to ruin or redeem becomes unbearable when one of her premonitions puts her father in jail, wrongly accused of homicide. Yet this ordeal also leads Stella to the grandmother she was forbidden to meet and to a historic family home full of talismans from her ancestors.

Journal Entry 2 by wing6of8wing at Westminster, Maryland USA on Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Sadly, MaryZee passed suddenly in September 2012. MaryZee's daughter is now ready to rehome her mom's books and I was willing to collect and redistribute them to keep her literary legacy alive.

Journal Entry 3 by wing6of8wing at -- Mail or by hand-rings, RABCK, meetings, Maryland USA on Monday, June 4, 2018

Released 5 yrs ago (6/4/2018 UTC) at -- Mail or by hand-rings, RABCK, meetings, Maryland USA

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Journal Entry 4 by valpete at Walnut Creek, California USA on Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Thank you so much for your generosity. A beautiful brand new book!

Journal Entry 5 by valpete at Walnut Creek, California USA on Sunday, December 10, 2023
Only languished on my TBR shelf for 5 years. I enjoyed reading this one and will Wild Release it in the near future.

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