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Re: Depictions of Conservators



>Several days ago Jon Farley asked about stereotypes of conservators.  This
>isn't a stereotype, but folks may be interested in Robert Hellenga's novel
>The Sixteen Pleasures (Soho Press, NYC, 1994).  The flap copy describes it
>thus:
>
>        "Mud angels" is what the Italians call the selfless young foreigners
>        who come to Florence in 1966 to save the city's priceless art from
>        the Arno's flooded riverbanks.

I had the good fortune to study with Marcella Slezak,one of those "mud
angels" at the University of the Americas in 1967.  Does any one on the
list know her?
Charlie Jones

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Charles D. Jones
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Stephen F.Austin St.Univ.
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961


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