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The collector's apprentice : a novel / B.A. Shapiro.

Available copies

  • 4 of 10 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fort Nelson Public Library.

Current holds

3 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC SHA (Text) 35246000855864 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library VAN1813525676185 (Text) BCD1813525676185 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC SHA (Text) 35140100044166 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 12/27/2018
Granisle Public Library A HC SHA (Text) 35190000214831 Adult Hardcover Fiction Volume hold Available -
Nelson Public Library F SHA (Text) 3514830029818 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/27/2018
Tumbler Ridge Public Library AF SHAPI (Text) TRL24812 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
100 Mile House Branch SHA (Text) 33923006052728 Mystery Volume hold Checked out 01/02/2019
Lillooet Branch AF SHA (Text) 35180000369164 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Quesnel Branch SHA (Text) 33923006053692 Mystery Volume hold Checked out 01/03/2019
Sechelt Public Library F SHAP (Text) 33260100021261 New Books Volume hold On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616203580 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"It’s the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris—broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiancé, George Everard. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she creates a new identity, a Frenchwoman named Vivienne Gregsby, and sets out to recover her father’s art collection, prove her innocence—and exact revenge on George. When the eccentric and wealthy American art collector Edwin Bradley offers Vivienne the perfect job, she is soon caught up in the Parisian world of post-Impressionists and expatriates—including Gertrude Stein and Henri Matisse, with whom Vivienne becomes romantically entwined. As she travels between Paris and Philadelphia, where Bradley is building an art museum, her life becomes even more complicated: George returns with unclear motives . . . and then Vivienne is arrested for Bradley’s murder."-- Author's website.
Subject: Art > Collectors and collecting > Fiction.
Art thefts > Investigation > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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