Everything My Mother Taught Me By Alice Hoffman
Book/Novel Author: Alice Hoffman
Book/Novel Title: Everything My Mother Taught Me
In this haunting short story of loyalty and betrayal, a young woman in early 1900s Massachusetts discovers that in navigating her treacherous coming-of-age, she must find her voice first. For fatefully observant Adeline, growing up carries an ominous warning from her adulterous mother: dont say a word. Adeline vows to never speak again. But thats not her only secret. After her mother takes a housekeeping job at a lighthouse off the tip of Cape Ann, a local woman vanishes. The key to the mystery lies with Adeline, the silent witness. *New York Times* bestselling author of *The Rules of Magic* Alice Hoffman crafts a beautiful, heart-wrenching short story. *Alice Hoffmans* Everything My Mother Taught Me *is part of* Inheritance *, a collection of five stories about secrets, unspoken desires, and dangerous revelations between loved ones. Each piece can be read or listened to in a single setting. By yourself, behind closed doors, or shared with someone you trust.* **
### About the Author
Alice Hoffman is the *New York Times* bestselling author of more than thirty works of fiction, including *The World That We Knew* , *The Rules of Magic* , *The Marriage of Opposites* , *Practical Magic* , *The Red Garden* , the Oprahs Book Club selection *Here on Earth* , and *The Dovekeepers*. She lives near Boston.