Luncheon of the Boating Party (Thorndike Core)

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Renoir is inspired to paint "Luncheon of the boating party" when his other work is criticized by Emile Zola, and while doing so is drawn into lives of the thirteen people featured in it as they enjoy a Parisian summer during the late 1800s.

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aVreelandas most ambitious book yet.a
a"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
aIf a trip to Paris is a bit outside of your price range, Vreelandas new novel is the next best thing.a
a"Parade"
aA masterwork.a
a"The San Diego Union-Tribune"
aExquisitely wrought . . . this summeras most satisfying historical novel.a
a"The Seattle Times"
aVreeland takes the big bold brush strokes of Renoiras personal and artistic oeuvre and displays them with her usual vividness in this eponymous novel. . . . Sensual and provocative.a
a"The Baltimore Sun"

Vreeland s most ambitious book yet.
"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
If a trip to Paris is a bit outside of your price range, Vreeland s new novel is the next best thing.
"Parade"
A masterwork.
"The San Diego Union-Tribune"
Exquisitely wrought . . . this summer s most satisfying historical novel.
"The Seattle Times"
Vreeland takes the big bold brush strokes of Renoir s personal and artistic oeuvre and displays them with her usual vividness in this eponymous novel. . . . Sensual and provocative.
"The Baltimore Sun"

?Vreeland's most ambitious book yet.?
?"The Philadelphia Inquirer"

?If a trip to Paris is a bit outside of your price range, Vreeland's new novel is the next best thing.?
?"Parade"

?A masterwork.?
?"The San Diego Union-Tribune"

?Exquisitely wrought . . . this summer's most satisfying historical novel.?
?"The Seattle Times"

?Vreeland takes the big bold brush strokes of Renoir's personal and artistic oeuvre and displays them with her usual vividness in this eponymous novel. . . . Sensual and provocative.?
?"The Baltimore Sun"

About the Author:

Susan Vreeland is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including Clara and Mr. Tiffany and Girl in Hyacinth Blue. She lives in San Diego.

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