Release Date : 2013
ISBN 13: 9781849822985
Total Pages : pages
Rating : 4.2/5 (822 users download)
Summary Book and excerpt Phoebe & the Ghost of Chagall :
Download or Read book Phoebe & the Ghost of Chagall written by Jill Koenigsdorf and published by . This book was released on 2013 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Phoebe is an artist making very little money designing wine labels for a winery in Sonoma. Her house is in foreclosure, she's divorced, turning forty, and beleaguered on every front. Enter Marc Chagall s ghost, visible only to her, who appears to help her retrieve one of his own paintings that Phoebe s father found during the liberation of France. Meant for Phoebe and her mother, the painting never made it into their hands. In this debut comic novel, Phoebe and Chagall hunt down the painting in the South of France with help from a cast of characters including two sisters who are witches, a San Francisco Art dealer, and a misguided French innkeeper. Their snooping also leads Chagall to a few out of the hundred paintings that went missing during his lifetime. With skill and tension this book pits characters who appreciate art for its beauty against black market art dealers, evil collectors, and the mysterious German pawn hired to deliver the goods.