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The personal librarian / Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

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  • 17 of 82 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry. (Show)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF BEN (Text to phone) 33260000527748 Adult New On holds shelf -
Ansonia Public Library FIC BENEDICT, MARIE (Text to phone) 34045120766337 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/27/2021
Babcock Library - Ashford F Ben (Text to phone) 33110148868753 Adult New Material Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC BEN (Text to phone) 33120000398823 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/28/2021
Bethel Public Library NEW BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34030148198697 Adult New Fiction Checked out 09/16/2021
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34000151235777 Adult New Fiction Recently Returned -
Brookfield Library F/BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34029149136193 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/06/2021
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC BENEDICT (Text to phone) 36937002165158 Adult New Material Checked out 10/05/2021
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC BENEDICT (Text to phone) 34000151235785 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC BEN (Text to phone) 34014149483233 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/13/2021
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"The remarkable, little-known story of Belle da Costa Greene, J. P. Morgan's personal librarian-who became one of the most powerful women in New York despite the dangerous secret she kept in order to make her dreams come true, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray. In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. Pierpont Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture on the New York society scene and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her impeccable taste and shrewd negotiating for critical works as she helps build a world-class collection. But Belle has a secret, one she must protect at all costs. She was born not Belle da Costa Greene but Belle Marion Greener. She is the daughter of Richard Greener, the first Black graduate of Harvard and well-known advocate for equality. Belle's complexion isn't dark because of her alleged Portuguese heritage that lets her pass as white-her complexion is dark because she is African American. The Personal Librarian tells the story of an extraordinary woman, famous for her intellect, style, and wit, and shares the lengths she must go-for the protection of her family and her legacy-to preserve her carefully crafted white identity in the racist world in which she lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Greene, Belle da Costa > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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