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Killer stuff and tons of money : seeking history and hidden gems in flea-market America, Maureen Stanton

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Killer stuff and tons of money : seeking history and hidden gems in flea-market America
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Killer stuff and tons of money
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seeking history and hidden gems in flea-market America
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Maureen Stanton
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Seeking history and hidden gems in flea-market America
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Killer stuff and tons of money
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Traces the efforts of master antiques dealer Curt Avery to discover valuable and historically relevant items at flea markets, discussing flea market culture and some of Avery's unlikely successes. Includes numerous observations about major east-coast antique venues such as Brimfield as well as thoughts about the PBS television program "Antiques Roadshow". Author protects the identity of the main character and many other dealers with extensive use of pseudonyms (p. 279)
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Massachusetts Book Awards, Nonfiction Award, 2012.
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381/.1920973
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index present
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NK1133.28
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.S73 2011
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non fiction
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adult
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue. Treasure hunters : the reality -- Opium bottles and knuckleheads -- One man's trash -- Boot camp -- An antique dealer is made -- That good, good thing -- Everything rich and strange -- Ovoid nuts and southern belles -- All sad things are just like this -- Hot potato -- Tea for two -- Crowded house -- Two heads are better than one -- Stump the dealer -- Shop victoriously -- Gold is where you find it -- Roadshow rage -- Wilmington, a.k.a. the John Malkovich show -- Living the pilgrim century life -- Red carpet affair -- Captain antiques -- Life with principle -- Coda. A thousand years
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25 cm.
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Extent
x, 326 p.
Isbn
9781594202933
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2010053099

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