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Rachel-K
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Thanks to Sena and the group!

Sena,

I'd like take the chance to thank you from all of us! You've given so much of your time, and such great insight into your process in creating such a moving character. It has felt like reading the intimate autobiography of a figure who in many ways has been "lost" to our understanding, simply by being so famous. You've been wonderfully responsive to our questions here, and I hope we will get the chance to take part in this forum with your next book!

And thanks to the group! I'm tremendously impressed by the subtle readings, bright comments, and the new additions to my own TBR list from all of you!
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marcialou
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Re: Thanks to Sena and the group!

Thanks to Sena, Rkubie and Fozzie and everyone else for making this discussion a good one. I hope to see some of you at other book clubs.

Marcia
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Fozzie
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Re: Thanks to Sena and the group!

Thank you, Sena, for the delightful book, Abundance. I relished every word of it. Now I am looking forward to reading Ahab's Wife and Four Spirits.

Also, thank you to everyone who contributed to the discussion. I had fun talking with all of you and hope to see you all in future B&N on line discussions.
Laura

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
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kiakar
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Re: Thanks to Sena and the group!

Sincere Thanks goes out to Sena. I had read Ahab's wife and loved it. So many great thoughts were edged into this great read. You are certainly a thorough writer by far.I will definitely pick up four Spirits also. I am sure its superb like these two.
Abundance was far better than I would have hoped. You betrayed so vividly the life that Marie Antonette had to have lived in her era of time. It was absolutely heartwarming. Thanks again and come back soon.

Thanks Rachel for keeping us on the right track! Loved your comments also. See you again on the board.

Thanks all readers for some great input!
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viva2
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Re: Thanks to Sena and the group!

I echo what the others have already said so well about Sena and our moderator.

Fozzie, Marcia and others have, in addition, added much to our reading of this wonderful book. I hope to see you again in future B&N book groups.

Sena, your insights have greatly enriched the reading your book. Thank you so much for spending so much time with us.

I have never before read a book and and, as a result, ordered three related books, two from your bibliography. I have felt driven to delve deeper into the life and times of a woman whom I had largely written off prior to reading your book. Thank you. This experience has been so much fun!

You have made her live and breathe for us, humanizing her to the point that I came to care intensely about her and her development as a woman of more substance than I could have imagined, heretofore. That is a great accomplishment. Kudos to you, Sena.

Now, on to "Ahab's Wife," accompanied by CDs of "Moby Dick."
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