The Bone VaultLarge Print - 2003
The "New York Times" bestselling author and renowned former Manhattan prosecutor follows her Nero Award-winning "The Deadhouse" with a mesmerizing new Alexandra Cooper novel set at the crossroads of big money, high culture, and murder... "The Bone Vault" begins in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's glorious Temple of Dendur, where wealthy donors have gathered to celebrate a controversial new exhibit. An uneasy mix of scholarship, showbiz, and aggressive marketing, "A Modern Bestiary" will be a joint venture of the Met and the American Museum of Natural History. With its IMAX time trips and Rembrandt refrigerator magnets, the "Bestiary" has raised fierce opposition from some of New York's museum elite. Assistant DA Alexandra Cooper, off duty for the evening, observes the developing tensions with bemused interest until Met director Pierre Thibodaux pulls her aside. He needs her advice. There's an urgent problem out at a loading dock on a New Jersey pier. A Twelfth Dynasty mummified princess, enclosed for eternity in a huge stone sarcophagus, is about to take a long voyage to Cairo as part of a routine museum exchange. But
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2003.
Edition: Large print edition
Branch Call Number: FIC Fairs
Characteristics: 578 pages