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Fair Warning (2002) [Novel]
by Robert Olen Butler Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Fair Warning is Robert Olen Butler's glimpse into a Manhattan auction house that caters to the shopping pheromones of the rich and powerful. At age forty, the company's charismatic star employee, Amy Dickerson, is capable of selling a Renoir painting of a pudgy nude for twice its value. Her customers are intoxicated by the objects they covet. And sometimes, such as when the dark and mysterious Trevor locks eyes with Amy as she closes an auction with "fair warning", that object is Amy herself.

Original title: Fair Warning
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRich & Famous

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Fair Warning (2002)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Selected as a Book Sense 76 title and as a New York Times Summer Reading title, Fair Warning is as frank and sassy as its heroine." The Boston Globe
  • "Engaging...fascinating...accompanied by the wealth of evocative detail one might expect from a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize." The Miami Herald
  • "Once again, Butler's language is right on the money in this alternately witty and moving meditation on value and values." The Christian Science Monitor
  • "Butler has created one of the more fascinating female protagonists in recent history." Kirkus Reviews
  • "Fair Warning deserves our praise, but its author also deserves our gratitude, for his continued risk-taking and stubbornly singular sensibility." The Washington Post
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Fair Warning (November 2002)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802139566
Dimensions: 5.56 x 8.26 x .61 in
Pages: 240

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