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Vivian by Christina Hesselholdt
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bookshelves: read2019, reviewcopy, ebooks, translated, women-in-translation, small-press

Another book to cram into Women In Translation month - Vivian is translated from the Danish. I remember hearing about this American photographer whose work was largely discovered posthumously. Hesselholdt imagines her story from various points of view, allowing Vivian to be hoarder, artist, caregiver, sister, daughter, and friend.

I had a copy of this from Fitzcarraldo Editions through Edelweiss, and it came out in English August 20, 2019.
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August 29, 2019 – Started Reading
August 29, 2019 – Shelved
August 29, 2019 –
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August 29, 2019 – Finished Reading
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: read2019
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: reviewcopy
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: ebooks
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: translated
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: women-in-translation
August 30, 2019 – Shelved as: small-press

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Jana L There's a good documentary about her called Finding Vivian Maier that you might enjoy. Her photos are fantastic.


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