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The lost glass plates of Wilfred Eng : a novel

Author: Thomas Orton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A love affair in 1870s San Francisco between a Chinese-American photographer and the wife of his benefactor, a white millionaire. It is told in the present by a crooked art historian attempting to obtain negatives of a nude, the owner unaware of their value. Part crime novel, part portrait of race relations at the time.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Orton, Thomas.
Lost glass plates of Wilfred Eng.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©1999
(OCoLC)607225274
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Orton
ISBN: 1582430233 9781582430232
OCLC Number: 41488801
Description: vii, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Orton.

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When art historian Robert Armour stumbles upon long-lost glass plates--photos of nudes taken by the great landscape photographer Wilfred Eng--he lets greed take an upper hand and seeks to sell the  Read more...

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