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The American Painter Emma Dial

by Samantha Peale

Hardcover, 330 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $24.95 |

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Serving a famous New York artist as the actual painter of his ideas, brilliant assistant Emma Dial engages in a passionate affair with the artist but finds herself worn down by his schizophrenic affection and guilt over her own neglected work.

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