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									Susan VreelandSusan Vreeland
Since the publication of her bestselling Girl in Hyacinth Blue, novelist Susan Vreeland has explored the relationships between life and art, rendering scenes from Amsterdam to Rome to the Canadian wilderness with sensitivity and a delicate, painterly precision.

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Susan Vreeland
Current Home:
San Diego, California
San Diego State University
Grand Prize for Fiction, Inkwell magazine, 1999, for Girl in Hyacinth Blue; San Diego Book Awards' Theodore Geisel Award and Best Novel of the Year, 2002, for The Passion of Artemisia

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								Luncheon of the Boating Party, Author: 
								Susan Vreeland.

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Luncheon of the Boating Party
by Susan Vreeland
Bestselling author Susan Vreeland returns with a vivid exploration of one of the most beloved paintings in history: Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party.
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								The Passion of Artemisia, Author: 
								Susan Vreeland.
*  What English Teachers Want (1996)
*  Girl in Hyacinth Blue (1999)
*  The Passion of Artemisia (2002)
*  The Forest Lover (2004)
*  Life Studies: Stories (2005)
*  Luncheon of the Boating Party (2007)

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Vreeland's Reading Recommendations

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								To Kill a Mockingbird, Author: 
								Harper Lee.

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To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
We asked Vreeland to tell us about some of her favorite books. She selected Harper Lee's classic for "its summer quality of long days with the children all released from school, barefoot and fresh, ready for their plunge into life's darker realities." Read on to learn more about Vreeland's reading recommendations, including:

*  The Lady and the Unicorn   by Tracy Chevalier
*  The Tao of Pooh   by Benjamin Hoff

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From Page to Screen

Girl in Hyacinth Blue was adapted for television by Hallmark Hall of Fame, which retitled the story Brush with Fate and recast one central character as a woman (Cornelius became Cornelia, played by Glenn Close). Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo wrote the television script.

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