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The Lady in Gold free pdf National Bestseller The true story that inspired the movie "Woman in Gold" starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.""Contributor to the"Washington Post"Anne-Marie O Connor brilliantly regales us with the galvanizing story of Gustav Klimt s 1907 masterpiece the breathtaking portrait of a Viennese Jewish socialite, Adele Bloch-Bauer. The celebrated painting, stolen by Nazis during World War II, subsequently became the subject of a decade-long dispute between her heirs and the Austrian government.When the U.S. Supreme Court became involved in the case, its decision had profound ramifications in the art world. Expertly researched, masterfully told, "The Lady in Gold" is at once a stunning depiction of fin-de siecle Vienna, a riveting tale of Nazi war crimes, and a fascinating glimpse into the high-stakes workings of the contemporary art world.One of the Best Books of the Year: "The Huffington Post," "The Christian Science Monitor."Winner of the Marfield National Award for Arts Writing. Winner of a California Book Award."

About Anne-Marie O'Connor

Anne-Marie O Connor attended Vassar College, studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. She was a foreign correspondent for Reuters and a staff writer for the"Los Angeles Times"for twelve years, and has written extensively on the Klimt painting and the Bloch-Bauer family s efforts to recover its art collection. Her articles have appeared in"Esquire, The Nation, "and"The Christian Science Monitor." She currently writes for"The Washington Post"from Jerusalem, where her husband, William Booth, is"Post "bureau chief."

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Author : Anne-Marie O'Connor
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 26 August 2015
ISBN : 1101873124
EAN : 9781101873120
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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