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Author Felch, Jason.

Title Chasing Aphrodite : the hunt for looted antiquities at the world's richest museum / Jason Felch and Ralph Frammolino.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    930 FEL    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    930 FEL    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    930 FEL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    930 FEL    Available
Description viii, 375 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Drawing on a trove of confidential museum records and frank interviews, Felch and Frammolino give a fly-on-the-wall account of the inner workings of a world-class museum and tell the story of the Getty's dealings in the illegal antiquities trade. Fast-paced and compelling, "Chasing Aphrodite" exposes the layer of dirt beneath the polished facade of the museum business.
Subject J. Paul Getty Museum -- Corrupt practices.
Cultural property -- Repatriation -- California -- Malibu.
Cultural property -- Repatriation -- Italy.
Classical antiquities -- Destruction and pillage.
Added Author Frammolino, Ralph.
ISBN 0151015015
9780151015016 : $28.00

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