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Stolen beauty : a novel / Laurie Lico Albanese.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: 320 pages
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2017.
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  • ISBN: 9781501131981
  • ISBN: 1501131982
  • ISBN: 9781501131998
  • ISBN: 1501131990
  • Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.
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 fa#65533;ade 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.
Citation: Lico Albanese, Laurie. "Stolen beauty : a novel." New York : Atria Books, 2017.

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