An Object of Beauty: A Novel (Google eBook)
Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before her, Lacey charms men and women, old and young, rich and even richer with her magnetic charisma and liveliness. Her ascension to the highest tiers of the city parallel the soaring heights--and, at times, the dark lows--of the art world and the country from the late 1990s through today.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
A brilliantly atmospheric novel. The plot plodded at points (so many flashbacks) but the texture and character development was worth it. Ishmael's "whale" was a symbolic one -- a search for a truth he could live with. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carebear10712 - LibraryThing
Parts of the book were rather slow, especially the middle; however, the underlying themes of the book prompted me to give the book 4 stars. There's just so much going on in the book, romance, war ... Read full review