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Subject: Anyone read Big Stone Gap?
Date Posted: 4/15/2008 11:16 PM ET
Member Since: 1/13/2006
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I just finished it today and I read it in two days.  I really enjoyed it and I had to go to the library to get the next one because I wanted to know what happens next.  Anyone else read it?

Subject: Big Stone Gap
Date Posted: 4/16/2008 1:02 AM ET
Member Since: 10/2/2007
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I have read the series over the past few years and liked all the books.

I just finished the final book in the series, Home to Big Stone Gap, and decided to read the series again.

I also liked Trigianis other books.  In an e mail, the author said she was writing the screenplay.  I told her that I somehow always pictured Ave Marie being played by Holly Hunter.

Susan Gold

Date Posted: 4/16/2008 8:27 AM ET
Member Since: 11/28/2007
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I love the Big Stone Gap series!  These are among the most purely enjoyable books I have ever read.

Subject: Big Stone Gap
Date Posted: 4/16/2008 2:51 PM ET
Member Since: 5/30/2006
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I loved it!! Just finished Back to Cherry Holler. I love all of her books. Lucia! Lucia! was great, too!

Date Posted: 4/16/2008 4:36 PM ET
Member Since: 2/5/2007
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Going back to one of her books is like going home again.   I love her writing, she makes the characters seem so real.   They could be me or my neighbors.   

Date Posted: 4/21/2008 2:39 PM ET
Member Since: 1/30/2006
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I have not been disappointed in any of her books.  Bellisimo!

 

Would also recommend Peter Pezzelli---chauvanist that I am, I normally don't read male writers, but he is wonderful and he writes with the same intimacy as Trigiani.