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The Case of the Purloined Painting
Carl Brookins

Other Press
December 2013
On Sale: December 31, 2013
Featuring: Sean Sean; Aaron Gottleib; Catherine Mckerney
172 pages
ISBN: 0878397086
EAN: 9780878397086
Paperback
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Thriller P.I.

When an American Army unit arrived at the end of the war, some soldiers appropriated items in what appeared to be abandoned circumstances. A small painting by a mid-level Polish painter is used by an ex-GI to float a bank loan which results in the founding of a manufacturing firm in Minneapolis. Now the painting and the ledger become the center of murderous attempts by the descendants of the veteran to conceal the paintings journey. World-wide efforts at repatriation of stolen art from WWII is a major ongoing effort and the story links to that effort as international operatives descend on the Twin Cities. Enter private detective Sean Sean. He is a short but effective operative who, unlike many PIs of the modern era, doesnt sleep around, doesnt shoot people unnecessarily, and has many friends among various local law enforcement agencies.

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