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  • Published: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 360 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781616201326
  • 1616201320

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The art forger

by Shapiro, Barbara A., 1951-

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Boston painter Claire Roth has survived financially by painting reproductions, so when influential gallery owner Aiden Markel arrives with a bizarre proposal--her own show if she will forge a copy of a Degas, one of the pictures stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum--she says yes. As she works, Claire and Aiden become lovers, but she doesn't tell him about her discovery that the stolen Degas is itself a copy. This knowledge is Claire's lifeline when the finished forgery is discovered, Aiden and then Claire are both arrested, and only she can save them.

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