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The talented Miss Farwell : a novel / Emily Gray Tedrowe.

The talented Miss Farwell : a novel / Emily Gray Tedrowe.
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ISBN 9780063057142 (paperback)
Author Tedrowe, Emily Gray author.
Title The talented Miss Farwell : a novel / Emily Gray Tedrowe.
Publisher/Date New York, NY : Custom House, [2020]
©2020
Pagination etc. 341 pages ; 23 cm
Summary Note At the end of the 1990s, with the art market finally recovered from its disastrous collapse, Miss Rebecca Farwell has made a killing at Christie's in New York City, selling a portion of her extraordinary art collection for a rumored 900 percent profit. Dressed in couture YSL, drinking the finest champagne at trendy Balthazar, Reba, as she's known, is the picture of a wealthy art collector. To some, the elusive Miss Farwell is a shark with outstanding business acumen. To others, she's a heartless capitalist whose only interest in art is how much she can make. But a thousand miles from the Big Apple, in the small town of Pierson, Illinois, Miss Farwell is someone else entirely, a quiet single woman known as Becky who still lives in her family's farmhouse, wears sensible shoes, and works tirelessly as the town's treasurer and controller.
Subject Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction
Embezzlement -- Fiction
Single women -- Fiction
Rich people -- Fiction
Art -- Private collections -- Fiction
Impersonation -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Shelf Location F TEDR
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