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The art forger : a novel / by B. A. Shapiro.

By: Shapiro, Barbara A, 1951-.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books, 2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 360 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781616201326 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924 -- Fiction | English fiction -- American authors -- 21st century | Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 -- Fiction | Art -- Fiction. -- Forgeries | Art forgers -- FictionSubject: "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.
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"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.

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