The Resource Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese

Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese

Label
Stolen beauty : a novel
Title
Stolen beauty
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Lico Albanese
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.I324
LC item number
S76 2017
Literary form
fiction
Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese
Label
Stolen beauty : a novel, Laurie Lico Albanese
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustration and map on end papers
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn952139015
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Atria books hardcover edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781501131998
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016023119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration, map

Library Locations

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