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Degas' Dust: Joburg Maverick's Quest To Regain Nazi War Booty

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Growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in post-war Johannesburg, Carnie Matisonn learns of a great-uncle in occupied Norway murdered by Nazi soldiers as they looted his prized art collection. He starts a lifelong quest to retrieve the art that takes him into the murky waters of apartheid sanctions-busting, Mossad agents, international art dealers and Nazi hunters. Matisonn's enthralling story embraces courage, wit and wisdom as he shows one man can achieve the impossible.
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Growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in post-war Johannesburg, Carnie Matisonn learns of a great-uncle in occupied Norway murdered by Nazi soldiers as they looted his prized art collection.

He starts a lifelong quest to retrieve the art that takes him into the murky waters of apartheid sanctions-busting, Mossad agents, international art dealers and Nazi hunters. 

Matisonn's enthralling story – told here with journalist Charles Cilliers – embraces courage, wit and wisdom as he shows one man can achieve the impossible.

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Author Carnie Matisonn; Charles Cilliers
Publisher Tafelberg
Place Cape Town
Year 2016-01-09
ISBN 9780624075141
Binding Paperback
Condition Very Good

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