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Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese

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Stolen beauty : a novel
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Stolen beauty : a novel
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Laurie Lico Albanese
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eng
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"From the dawn of the twentieth century to the devastation of World War II, this exhilarating novel of love, war, art, and family gives voice to two extraordinary women and brings to life the true story behind the creation and near destruction of Gustav Klimt's most remarkable paintings. In the dazzling glitter of 1900 Vienna, Adele Bloch-Bauer--young, beautiful, brilliant, and Jewish--meets painter Gustav Klimt. Wealthy in everything but freedom, Adele embraces Klimt's renegade genius as the two awaken to the erotic possibilities on the canvas and beyond. Though they enjoy a life where sex and art are just beginning to break through the facade of conventional society, the city is also exhibiting a disturbing increase in anti-Semitism, as political hatred foments in the shadows of Adele's coffee house afternoons and cultural salons. Nearly forty years later, Adele's niece Maria Altmann is a newlywed when the Nazis invade Austria--and overnight, her beloved Vienna becomes a war zone. When her husband is arrested and her family is forced out of their home, Maria must summon the courage and resilience that is her aunt's legacy if she is to survive and keep her family--and their history--alive".--From publisher's description
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Title
Stolen beauty
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A tale based on the true story behind the creation and near destruction of Gustav Klimt's most remarkable paintings traces the experiences of one of the master artist's lovers in 1900 Vienna, whose experiences with anti-Semitism inspire the survival of her niece when the Nazis invade Austria decades later
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
PS3562.I324
LC item number
S76 2017
Literary form
fiction
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Laurie Lico Albanese
Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781501131981
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016023119

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