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Exciting news for those who haven’t yet readThe Gods of Heavenly Punishmentand still want to—or want to introduce someone else to a “page turning” “exquisite” “achingly”miraculously constructed” and nowaward-winning”epic” that is “bursting with characters and locales” (thank you O Magazine, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, et al). For this one week, you can get the Kindle version of Godsf...

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The Painter From Shanghai

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message 14: by Jalil

in pictorial there w 2 empire in all wrold persian empire(iran) and roman empire(italy)
Rock-face relief at Naqsh-e Rustam of Iranian emperor Shapur I (on horseback) capturing Roman emperor Valerian (kneeling) and Philip the Arab (standing)1800years ago

message 13: by Jalil

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The huge Dizin ski resort was established in 1969 [1:]. The ski season in Dizin also lasts longer than European ski resorts(from December to May) because of its high altitude.[2:].

The highest ski lift ha reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft), making it one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world.

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message 12: by Hertzan

Hertzan Chimera Jennifer,

good luck with your new 'painter' book.


message 11: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi there Jennifer and thanks so much for the add!

Amir hossein teekany hi my dear thks alot for yr joinnig in my friends group

Jennifer Hi Chicha!

I just saw this--I apologize for the very late response (I'm still figuring out this Goodreads stuff). How lucky that you live in Bali--one of my absolute favorite places! Which town are you from?

Chicha Nice to know your profile..I'm from Bali Indonesia, my name is chicha, more about Bali please see maybe can inspired you. thanks...
keep contact.

Jennifer Thanks, Kelly! It looks like we have similar taste (I love "Swimming" and "The Time Traveler's Wife" too) so I hope you like "Painter!"



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Kelly Hi Jennifer,
I read about your book coming out in Vogue magazine and I'm really excited to read it! It seems to be getting a lot of press. I'm adding it to my "to read" section. Thanks for adding me as a friend!

Jennifer Thanks, Malcolm! I hope you get it (and enjoy it!).



Malcolm Hi Jennifer,

Thanks for adding me. Your book is on my Amazon wish list. (This is a hint to anyone who needs to buy me a gift or otherwise make my wishes come true.)


Jennifer Thanks so much, Daniel!

Jennifer, I've added your book Painter From Shanghai to my to-read list.

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