Painting Mona Lisa

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HarperCollins, Jun 1, 2009 - Florence (Italy) - 576 pages
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Painting Mona Lisa offers an explanation behind the mysteries surrounding da Vinci's famous portrait - why did Leonardo keep the Mona Lisa with him until his death?

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I, Mona Lisa is another breathtaking, fabulous historical novel by Jeanne Kalogridis. Bringing a keen eye for detail and a marvelous pen to Renaissance Italy, Kalogridis weaves a compelling tale of ... Read full review

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Although not the highest caliber of writing, it had a good story. It was much like Tracy Chevalier's "Girl With a Pearl Earring" in the aspect that both authors created stories from paintings that portray women with (until now ^_^) unknown backgrounds Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jeanne Kalogridis was born in Florida in 1954. She earned a BA in Russian and an MA in Linguistics from the University of South Florida and went on to teach English as a Second Language at the American University in Washington, D.C. She now lives with her husband on the West Coast of the US, sharing a house with two dogs. Her interests include yoga, Buddhism, languages, art, and reading everything ever published.

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