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The hare with amber eyes : a family's century of art and loss

Author: Edmund De Waal
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Traces the parallel stories of nineteenth-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 360 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ephrussi family.; Edmund De Waal; Edmund De Waal; Charles Ephrussi; Edmund De Waal; Ephrussi family.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund De Waal
ISBN: 9780374105976 0374105979
OCLC Number: 611151748
Notes: "Originally published in 2010 by Chatto & Windus, Great Britain, as The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance."
Awards: Costa Award, 2010.
Description: 353 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Paris 1871-1899 --
Vienna 1899-1938 --
Vienna Kövecses, Tunbridge Wells, Vienna 1938-1947 --
Tokyo 1947-2001 --
Tokyo, Odessa, London 2001-2009.
Responsibility: Edmund de Waal.

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Traces the parallel stories of nineteenth-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 360 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.

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