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Author Brey, Ilaria Dagnini, 1955-

Title The Venus fixers : the remarkable story of the Allied soldiers who saved Italy's art during World War II / Ilaria Dagnini Brey.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
 Mt. Carroll Twp PL Stacks - MCLY-14  940.54 BRE    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  940.5412 BRE    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Italian art goes to war -- "Men must manoeuvre" -- Sicilian prelude -- The birth of the Venus fixers -- The conflict of the present and the past -- Treasure hunt -- Florence divided -- A time to rend, a time to sew -- The duelists -- Epilogue: a necessary dream.
Subject Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section -- Officials and employees.
Art, Italian.
Art treasures in war -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Italy -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780374283094 hardcover alkaline paper
0374283095 hardcover alkaline paper

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