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Girl in Hyacinth Blue
by Susan Vreeland

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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland Overview

A professor invites a colleague from the art department to his home to view a painting he has kept secret for decades in Susan Vreeland's powerful historical novel, Girl in Hyacinth Blue. The professor swears it's a Vermeer -- but why exactly has he kept it hidden so long? The reasons unfold in a gripping sequence of stories that trace ownership of the work back to Amsterd A professor invites a colleague from the art department to his home to view a painting he has kept secret for decades in Susan Vreeland's powerful historical novel, Girl in Hyacinth Blue. The professor swears it's a Vermeer -- but why exactly has he kept it hidden so long? The reasons unfold in a gripping sequence of stories that trace ownership of the work back to Amsterdam during World War II and still further to the moment of the painting's inception.

Susan Vreeland

About Girl in Hyacinth Blue Description

Susan Vreeland is an internationally renowned best-selling author and four-time winner of the Theodor Geisel Award for Fiction, the San Diego Book Award’s highest honor. She is known for writing historical fiction on art-related themes, including Girl in Hyacinth Blue, The Passion of Artemisia, Luncheon of the Boating Party, and Clara and Mr. Tiffany. Her books have been translated into 26 languag

Data Book Girl in Hyacinth Blue

Original Title Girl in Hyacinth Blue ISBN 014029628X (ISBN13: 9780140296280 ) Edition Language English Literary Awards Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book for Adult (2000), San Diego Theodor S. Geisel Award (2000) (51)