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Shapiro, Barbara A., 1951-

The art forger : a novel / by B. A. Shapiro. - 1st ed. - Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books, 2012. - 360 p. ; 21 cm.

"Almost twenty-five years after the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's infamous art heist - still the largest unsolved art theft in history - one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist named Claire Roth. ... As Claire searches for the truth about the painting's origins, she finds herself in a desperate race through a labyrinth of trapdoors, dead ends, and deceit, where secrets hidden since the late nineteenth centura may be the only evidence that can save her from incrimination." - Dust jacket.

9781616201326 : (hbk.)


Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924 --Fiction.
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 --Fiction.


English fiction--American authors--21st century.
Art--Forgeries--Fiction.
Art forgers--Fiction.

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