To The Highest Bidder

* Read ! To The Highest Bidder by Linda Phillips ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. To The Highest Bidder Isolde said Decorum returns, with the tradition of the masque.. John Milton defined the literary concept of decorum, using the proper language for the proper form. His word choice was completely different in Paradise Lost than it was in his rustic poem Lycidas.To The Highest Bidder is novel of artifice: artificial people, and an artificial world, and is peopled by characters who are both round and flat, as explained by E.M. Forster in his series of lectures at Cambridge University.Sh

To The Highest Bidder

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Rating : 4.51 (606 Votes)
Asin : B0034G665U
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Number of Pages : 293 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-06-04
Language : English

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She was Miss Wyoming in the Miss America Pageant, and is a former Miss Air Force Academy. . Linda Phillips is an award-winning classical music critic and travel journalist in Greenwich, Connecticut and Newport, Rhode Island. She teaches writing classes in Newport and Providence, and is a former department head at Sotheby’s

A novel about scandal, greed, corporate fraud and the priceless antiques of the world.TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER exposes the exclusive universe of a distinguished international auction house as a tale unfolds of those whose souls and honor are sometimes sold to the highest bidder.When aristocratic college student Selena Fraccese secures a summer internship at Endicott's, the famed New York auction house, she enters a rarified world—and meets her new boss, patrician American furnishings expert Simon Haden-Jones.With illegal bidding practices and corporate scheming as a backdrop, Selena finds herself a player in the drama of Simon's triumph: a fine antique American chair going through the auction process.The AuthorLinda Phillips' elegant, award-winnng classical music reviews and travel articles grace newspapers and magazines in Greenwich, Connecticut an

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Isolde said Decorum returns, with the tradition of the "masque.". John Milton defined the literary concept of decorum, using the proper language for the proper form. His word choice was completely different in "Paradise Lost" than it was in his rustic poem "Lycidas.""To The Highest Bidder" is novel of artifice: artificial people, and an artificial world, and is peopled by characters who are both "round" and "flat", as explained by E.M. Forster in his series of lectures at Cambridge University.Shakespeare himself could've written a little more clearly, couldn't he? Used fewer words? I suggest that CB, who reviewed t. Rich Smart said Witty, informative, and elegant. No wonder this book was up for a "Witty, informative, and elegant" according to Rich Smart. No wonder this book was up for a 200Witty, informative, and elegant Rich Smart No wonder this book was up for a 2004 Pulitzer Prize. First-time author Phillips has woven an intriguing tale with deft touches and unusual characters. I defy you to put it down, or think of sleep. Each chapter teases you into the next. There is real and solid information here about the machinations of the auction world. The author is obviously an expert observer, and watched the scandals that erupted in the l990's in their beginning stages. You will know who, and what, each character in an auction house does, and how their lives flow together and ap. Pulitzer Prize. First-time author Phillips has woven an intriguing tale with deft touches and unusual characters. I defy you to put it down, or think of sleep. Each chapter teases you into the next. There is real and solid information here about the machinations of the auction world. The author is obviously an expert observer, and watched the scandals that erupted in the l990's in their beginning stages. You will know who, and what, each character in an auction house does, and how their lives flow together and ap. 00Witty, informative, and elegant Rich Smart No wonder this book was up for a 2004 Pulitzer Prize. First-time author Phillips has woven an intriguing tale with deft touches and unusual characters. I defy you to put it down, or think of sleep. Each chapter teases you into the next. There is real and solid information here about the machinations of the auction world. The author is obviously an expert observer, and watched the scandals that erupted in the l990's in their beginning stages. You will know who, and what, each character in an auction house does, and how their lives flow together and ap. Pulitzer Prize. First-time author Phillips has woven an intriguing tale with deft touches and unusual characters. I defy you to put it down, or think of sleep. Each chapter teases you into the next. There is real and solid information here about the machinations of the auction world. The author is obviously an expert observer, and watched the scandals that erupted in the l990's in their beginning stages. You will know who, and what, each character in an auction house does, and how their lives flow together and ap. An eye-opener Ted Mortensen I began reading this book because of my interest in the Cadwalader chair, which I first heard about when it set an auction record. But I learned about more than just the chair: my suspicions about the auction business were confirmed, and I now know that in a place where integrity is essential, you may not find it. I thank the author for her insights, as well as for telling a darn good story.

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