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Lazarus Arise: A Fred Taylor Art Mystery (Fred Taylor Art Mystery #5)

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"This is very funny stuff, clever in its details and merciless in its satire... Irreverent . . . witty . . . the erudite but down-to-earth Fred is a treasure."--New York Times Book Review
Arriving from Paris in Boston's Logan airport, Fred Taylor, agent for eccentric art collector Clayton Reed, unwittingly grabs a smuggled treasure flung into the air by a dying passenger.
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Poisoned Pen Press
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Dec 07, 2012 Cat. rated it really liked it
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Interesting mystery about art. The premise is that a guy dies in an airport, but the "hero" picks up his newspaper, which has an unknown vellum masterwork hidden inside. In the midst of trying to figure out if it is what it looks like, where it came from, and why this particular down & very out artist had it in his possession, Fred Taylor discovers that his first impressions of people are sometimes not quite right. Oh, and his "girlfriend" is acting strange. Interesting characters. Maybe a l ...more
Kilmer's always interesting series about a Boston art collector and his laconic assistant Fred Taylor reaches a new level as Fred accidentally finds a smuggled page from an illuminated manuscript. Determined to find the real owner, Fred moves into the world of art dealers and artists, his usually carefully controlled violence escaping in sudden bursts.
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There were a couple of really good lines in here - will add later...
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Teacher of art and Latin in Vienna, VA, 1960-62; Action for Boston Community Development, Boston, MA, writer in department of planning and evaluation, 1966-67; English teacher at private school in Beverly, MA, 1967-70; Swain School of Design, New Bedford, MA, associate professor of liberal arts, 1970-82, dean, 1979-82; affiliated with Art Research of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA, 1984-88; founder of N ...more
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