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The hare with amber eyes : a hidden inheritance

Author: Edmund De Waal
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Picador 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; Ephrussi family.; Ephrussi family.; Edmund De Waal
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund De Waal
ISBN: 9780312569372 0312569378
OCLC Number: 676728648
Description: 354 pages : illustrations ; 21 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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