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Topic: Girl in Hyacinth Blue

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Subject: Girl in Hyacinth Blue
Date Posted: 1/11/2010 8:40 PM ET
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Seems that I recall a thread once about this book, written by Vreeland, but I can't remember what the opinions were about it. I thought that I would read it for the challenge.If any of you have read it, can you tell me if it's worth my time?

Date Posted: 1/11/2010 10:54 PM ET
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I read it for Book Club, and liked it a lot.

Date Posted: 1/13/2010 7:47 AM ET
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I liked it a lot when I read it years ago... 

Date Posted: 1/13/2010 9:08 AM ET
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Thanks ladies - good to hear positive comments about it!

Date Posted: 1/13/2010 5:57 PM ET
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I haven't read Girl in Hyacinth Blue but I just finished a book of short stories by Susan Vreeland, Life Studies.  All the stories were art-related, and most of them incorporated actual artists, in what could have been moments from their lives.  Very good.