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Hook, Philip

Summary: Philip Hook takes the lid off the world of art dealing to reveal the brilliance, cunning, greed, and daring of its practitioners. In a richly anecdotal chronological narrative he describes the rise and occasional fall of the extraordinary men and women who over the centuries have made it their business to sell art to kings, merchants, nobles, entrepreneurs, and museums. From its beginnings in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Experiment 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HOO

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Summary: Hired to steal a rare painting from one of most enigmatic painters of all time, an ambitious art dealer becomes consumed by his own greed and insecurity as the operation spins out of control.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Rothschild, Hannah

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Summary: "Annie McMorrow, 31 and not recovered from the end of her long-term relationship, is an assistant to film producer Carlo Spinetti and then to his chilling wife Rebecca Winkleman Spinetti whose father started Winkleman Fine Art in Curzon St. Annie has spent her meagre savings on a dusty painting from a junk shop to give to her new, unsuitable, boyfriend who never shows up for his birthday...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROT

Lowell, Elizabeth

Summary: A heart-racing tale in which a former soldier turned rancher and a beautiful designer race to stop a vicious killer--a battle for survival that threatens to explode in an intense and irresistible passion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lowell 2015

Bradford, Barbara Taylor

Summary: New York art dealer Laura Valiant flies to Paris to investigate artwork stolen by the Nazis and meets up with Claire Benson, editor of an art magazine and an old childhood friend. The women have marital problems-- Valiant's husband turns out to be bisexual--and the novel describes the way they support each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Wambaugh, Joseph.

Summary: A circle of teenage burglars that the media has dubbed The Bling Ring has taken to pillaging the homes of Hollywood celebutants, and when a pair of drug-addled young copycats stumbles upon an art heist, that's just the beginning of the disaster to come. Soon LAPD veteran "Hollywood Nate" Weiss, surfer cops Flotsam and Jetsam, and the rest of the team at Hollywood Station have a deadly situation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Wambaugh 2010

McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: Ousted as editor of the "Review of Applied Ethics", Isabel thankfully has ner newborn son to keep her occupied. What's more, Charlie's adoring father Jamie has offered the most intriguing proposal of all--marriage. But before she can settle into a quiet, domestic existence, Isabel becomes entangled in an art world mystery. At an auction, two paintings attributed to a deceased artist hit the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M MCC

McCall Smith, Alexander

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2007

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION McCall Smith

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MCC

Steel, Danielle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Debolsillo 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468 FIC STE

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: Sent to investigate rumors that a stolen art masterpiece has resurfaced in Venice, eunuch detective Yashim delegates negotiations for the work's return to Polish ambassador Palewski, in an unexpectedly dangerous case with ties to the alluring Contessa d'Aspi d'Istria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Sinclair, Anne

Summary: "A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings--modern masterpieces by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROSENBERG, PAUL SIN

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: In 1840, after hearing rumors that a long-lost Bellini painting has resurfaced in Venice, Sultan Abdulmecid tasks Yashim, his most trusted detective, with discovering the masterpiece's whereabouts. Once in Italy, Yashim collaborates with Palewski, his friend in the Polish consulate, to infiltrate the Venice underworld and locate the missing painting. Now, Yashim must solve the Bellini mystery...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M GOO

Kellerman, Jesse.

Summary: Ethan Muller is struggling to establish his reputation as a dealer in the cut-throat world of contemporary art when he stumbles onto a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in a decaying New York slum. An elderly tenant named Victor Cracke has disappeared, leaving behind an enormous trove of original artwork. Ethan launches a successful show with the art until the police show up to talk to him, it...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2008

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Woods, Stuart

Summary: "When a slam-bang of a crime brings a beautiful new client into Stone Barrington's office, little does he know his association with her will pull him into a far more serpentine mystery in the exclusive world of art. It's a business where a rare find could make a career--and a collection--and mistakes in judgment are costly. And under its genteel and high-minded veneer lurks an assortment of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WOO

James, Henry

Summary: "This volume, the sixth and final in The Library of America's edition of the complete novels of Henry James, brings together two masterpieces of his extraordinary late period--The Ambassadors (1903) and The Golden Bowl (1904)--as well as his last extended narrative work, The Outcry (1911), a short comic novel of social manners."The idea for The Ambassadors came from James's friend William Dean...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Cunningham, Michael

Summary: Peter and Rebecca Harris--mid-forties denizens of Manhattan's SoHo, he a dealer, she an editor--are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca's much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, "the mistake"), shows up for a visit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUN

Lindsay, Jeffry P.

Summary: Stealing a Faberge egg. Surviving a double cross. And pulling off the most incredible robbery ever, for the world's most demanding, and dangerous collector. This will be the challenge of thief extraordinaire Riley Wolfe's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2020

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Boyd, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Truman, Margaret

Summary: PIs Mac and Annabel Smith investigate the death of Pauline Juris, a Washington secretary, whose body was found floating off Roosevelt Island. The suspects include her boss, his wife, their daughter and their son, each of whom had a reason to kill her. By the author of Murder at the Pentagon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRU

Hilton, L. S.

Summary: By day, Judith Rashleigh is a put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house. By night, she's a hostess at one of the capital's notorious champagne bars. Desperate to make something of herself, Judith knows she has to play the game. She's transformed her accent and taught herself about wine and the correct use of a dessert fork, not to mention the art of discretion. She's learned to be a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hilton 2016

Hauck, Rachel

Summary: Elle loves her comfortable life in Beaufort, South Carolina, but after being swept off her feet by the pastor of her church, she must decide if she will move with him to his new church in a different state, leaving behind the people and place she loves so dearly. As if things aren't complicated enough, she has recently developed a close friendship with her new tenant, a widower, and his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HAU

Hauck, Rachel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hau

Hilton, L. S.

Summary: "By day, Judith Rashleigh is a put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house. By night, she's a hostess at one of the capital's notorious champagne bars. Desperate to make something of herself, Judith knows she has to play the game. She's transformed her accent and taught herself about wine and the correct use of a dessert fork, not to mention the art of discretion. She's learned to be a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL

Houghteling, Sara.

Summary: In the wake of World War II, Max Berenzon, the son of an art dealer and his pianist wife, wanders Paris in an effort to recover his family's lost masterpieces, looted by the Nazis during occupation, uncovering in the process an old family secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

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