The Resource The Collector's Apprentice : A Novel, B.A. Shapiro

The Collector's Apprentice : A Novel, B.A. Shapiro

Label
The Collector's Apprentice : A Novel
Title
The Collector's Apprentice
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
B.A. Shapiro
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ART FORGER AND THE MURALIST. It's the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris-broke, 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 father's art collection, prove her innocence-and 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 expatriates-including 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: George returns with unclear motives . . . and then Vivienne is arrested for Bradley's murder. B. A. Shapiro has made the historical art thriller her own. In The Collector's Apprentice, she gives us an unforgettable tale about the lengths to which people will go for their obsession, whether it be art, money, love, or vengeance
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-
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Shapiro, Barbara A.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Art
  • Art thefts
  • Murder
  • Electronic books
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Collector's Apprentice : A Novel, B.A. Shapiro
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Publication
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616208851
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12224637
Publisher number
MWT12224637
Specific material designation
remote
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(MWT)MWT12224637
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Collector's Apprentice : A Novel, B.A. Shapiro
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616208851
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12224637
Publisher number
MWT12224637
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT12224637
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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