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Author Hamilton, Ian, 1946-

Title The wild beasts of Wuhan : an Ava Lee novel / Ian Hamilton.

Imprint New York : Picador, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M HAMILTON,I    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description 324, 14 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published in Canada by Spiderline, 2012.
Summary Wong Changxing, a rich Chinese powerbroker, has just been bilked out of $100 million in an elaborate art forgery con. His one hope of recovering the money, and of saving face, is Ava Lee--a forensic accountant with a talent for tracking down untraceable funds. With the help of her mentor, the Triad-connected Uncle, Ava traces the provenance of the meticulously forged paintings to Denmark, the Faroe Islands, New York, and London. As she infiltrates one of the most prestigious auction houses in the world, she uncovers a massive web of corruption, where high art and high-stakes fraud threaten more than just her client's business--this is one scam that could get her killed. Ava Lee is one of the most scintillating, unique heroines to come along in years.
Subject Lee, Ava (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women accountants -- Fiction.
Forensic accounting -- Fiction.
Elite (Social sciences) -- China -- Fiction.
Painting -- Forgeries -- Fiction.
Art dealers -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Mystery fiction.
ISBN 9781250035158 hardcover
1250035155 hardcover
9781250032294 paperback
1250032296 paperback

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