Murder at the National Gallery

By: Truman, Margaret

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"What happens when a world-class art expert wants not only to exhibit a long-lost painting by Caravaggio but to own it himself? Margaret Truman takes us into a heady, exciting world of genius with this story of a senior curator at the nation's famed National Gallery of Art who plans a brilliant exhibition around the masterpiece. He also begins to make another, more personal, daring plan. His masterly scheme promises prestige, fame, a small fortune, plus a number of artful deceptions-and a disappearing act that will rival the story of the painting itself. But things intervene in the form of a demanding son, a more demanding and ambitious mistress, an unscrupulous collector, persons suddenly dead, and the fact that Annabel Reed-Smith is asked by her ex-college roommate, now the vice president's wife, to keep an eye on things at the Gallery and the coming exhibition."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

Title: Murder at the National Gallery

Author Name: Truman, Margaret

Categories: Margaret Truman,

Edition: Likely Book Club

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

ISBN Number: 0679435301

ISBN Number 13: 9780679435303

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 001367

Keywords: Mystery Fiction Murder Mystery Detective Tales Annabel Reed-smith (fictitious Character) Mac Smith (fictitious Character) Washington D.C. Women Detectives