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A Good Joke: The Life and Crimes of Notorious New Zealand Art Forger Karl Sim

A Good Joke: The Life and Crimes of Notorious New Zealand Art Forger Karl Sim
 

A Good Joke tells the story of New Zealand's only convicted art forger, Karl Fedor Sim (aka Carl Fedor Goldie) and his associates; and provides an insight into the shady side of art dealing and the incompetent side of art expertise in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780473480929
Published 1 January 2019
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dougherty, Ian
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ISBN-13 9780473480929
ISBN-10 0473480921
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Publisher unlisted
Imprint Saddle Hill Press
Publication Date 1 January 2019
International Publication Date 26 June 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dougherty, Ian
Category Forgery, Falsification & Theft Of Artworks
Biography & Autobiography: Film, Television, Music, Theatre
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 228
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 240mm
Weight 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: The Arts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 759.993
Catalogue Code 999259

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A Good Joke tells the story of New Zealand's only convicted art forger, Karl Fedor Sim (aka Carl Fedor Goldie) and his associates; and provides an insight into the shady side of art dealing and the incompetent side of art expertise in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom over the past five decades.

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Author's Bio

Ian Dougherty is a Dunedin-based journalist and historian. He is the author of 27 non-fiction books on New Zealand history, biography, culture and society.

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