The Collectors Apprentice _ B. A. SHAPIRO

Author: B. A. SHAPIRO
Genre: Fiction
Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9781616203580
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Maturity Rating: NOT_MATURE

SKU: B00121244

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The bestselling author of The Art Forger and The Muralist delivers a page-turning historical thriller of art and revenge, of history and love, that will transport readers to 1920s Paris and America. Its the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Parisbroke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fianc, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she creates a new identity, a Frenchwoman named Vivienne Gregsby, and sets out to recover her fathers art collection, prove her innocenceand exact revenge on George. When the eccentric and wealthy American art collector Edwin Bradley offers Vivienne the perfect job, she is soon caught up in the Parisian world of post-Impressionists and expatriatesincluding Gertrude Stein and Henri Matisse, with whom Vivienne becomes romantically entwined. As she travels between Paris and Philadelphia, where Bradley is building an art museum, her life becomes even more complicated
pages: 352

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Weight .923 kg
Dimensions 28 × 20 × 6 cm
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The Collectors Apprentice

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