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The muralist

Author: Barbara A Shapiro
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"When Alizée Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), vanishes in New York City in 1940, no one knows what happened to her. Not her Jewish family living in German-occupied France. Not her artistic patron and political compatriot, Eleanor Roosevelt. Not her close-knit group of friends, including Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, and Lee Krasner. And, some seventy years later, not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Shapiro
ISBN: 1616206438 9781616206437
OCLC Number: 932577923
Notes: Includes discussion questions.
Description: 348 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: a novel by B. A. Shapiro.

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Entwining the lives of both historical and fictional characters, and moving between the past and the present, The Muralist plunges readers into the divisiveness of pre-war politics and the largely  Read more...

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"B. A. Shapiro once again pens the art world into vivid, sensual life. Set during World War II and the dawn of Abstract Expressionism, "The Muralist" is an intriguing story masterfully imagined about Read more...

 
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