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Subject: The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
Date Posted: 8/21/2007 3:39 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2006
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My fellow Readers.... What a GEM! Charming Charming and heartwarming!!!!!

 

Date Posted: 8/21/2007 7:54 PM ET
Member Since: 5/25/2005
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I read The Persion Pickle Club a year or so ago and really enjoyed it.

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Date Posted: 8/23/2007 11:42 PM ET
Member Since: 3/7/2006
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I have this one waiting for me. I haven't heard a lot about it, though... looks like at least two people liked it :)  

Date Posted: 8/24/2007 12:08 AM ET
Member Since: 6/5/2007
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We read it in my book club, and I agree, it was delightful.  I've also read another one by the same author that was good as well, New Mercies

Date Posted: 9/19/2007 12:26 AM ET
Member Since: 7/3/2007
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what kind of style is this book?? ive never heard of it before

Date Posted: 9/22/2007 12:52 AM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
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I also enjoyed this book! I got it because I'm a quilter and a fellow quilter/reader recommended it. I read some of her other books (Alice's Tulips) and the diary of maddie spencer? and one about a chili queen that was pretty strange! I found the diary one most disturbing..good but heartbreaking in places.

Date Posted: 9/22/2007 8:07 AM ET
Member Since: 12/23/2005
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I had found this book while I was just browsing the library shelves last week and decided to put it on my TBR.  I'm so glad to hear how good it is.  Yay!

Date Posted: 10/22/2007 6:38 PM ET
Member Since: 1/18/2007
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Well, I just finished this and I have to agree with the other posts. I really enjoyed it.

I'm still wondering whether to post it or keep it.

Date Posted: 10/25/2007 4:30 AM ET
Member Since: 2/5/2007
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I just finished her book "Tallgrass"--about a detention camp for Japanese (U.S. citizens) in Colorado during WWII.  Excellent.  Marian

Date Posted: 10/25/2007 4:42 PM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2006
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I have it on my TBR pile. I have never read any books by her and hope to get to it soon. It sounded interesting in the reviews here.

Date Posted: 10/30/2007 4:22 PM ET
Member Since: 10/21/2007
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Anything by Sandra Dallas has been good.  I'm having a hard time deciding whether to give mine up to the bookshelf or not.

Date Posted: 11/10/2007 9:24 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2006
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I just finished the Persian Pickle Club and it was delightful. I'm on my way to look for other Sandra Dallas books :)

Date Posted: 11/13/2007 8:15 AM ET
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I have requested several copies of this book from PBS. This way I can give it to peaople to read and not worry about getting it back. It started with lending it to my mil for a vacation we took together. She loved it soi much she asked if she could borrow it to lend to a friend that was laid up. I figured... Let her share it .. a gift that keeps on giving! LOLOLOLOLOLOL

 

I do have one copy on my shelf that stays there....

Date Posted: 11/18/2007 3:21 PM ET
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For anyone looking for a copy of this book.....I just posted this book and have to say it is a wonderful story! I read it years ago and just picked up a like new copy at my library book sale as I knew someone would enjoy this book! It's on my bookshelf now so you can grab it before it is gone!