Fugitive Colors


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Arcade Publishing
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6.1 X 9.1 X 1.5 inches | 1.35 pounds

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About the Author

Author Lisa Barr's award-winning debut novel FUGITIVE COLORS, a suspenseful tale of stolen art, love, lust, and revenge on the eve of WWII, won the IPPY gold medal for Literary Fiction 2014 -- by the Independent Book Publishers Association. In addition, FUGITIVE COLORS has been optioned for a movie by Hollywood Producer Arthur Sarkissian (Rush Hour trilogy, While You Were Sleeping). A journalist for more than 20 years, Lisa served as an editor for The Jerusalem Post for five years, covering Middle East politics, lifestyle, and terrorism in Jerusalem. Among the highlights of her career, Lisa covered the famous handshake between the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, the late PLO leader Yasser Arafat, and President Bill Clinton at the White House. Following the assassination of Prime Minister Rabin, Lisa profiled his wife Leah for Vogue magazine, and they maintained a friendship until Mrs. Rabin's death. She later served as managing editor of Moment magazine based in Washington, DC, which was co-founded by Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel. Most recently, she worked as an editor/staff reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, covering lifestyle, sex & relationships, and celebrities. She earned her master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University. Booklist says this about FUGITIVE COLORS: Masterfully conceived and crafted, Barr's dazzling debut novel has it all: passion and jealousy, intrigue and danger. Lisa is also the creator of the popular website and blog GIRLilla Warfare: A Mom's Guide to Surviving the Suburban Jungle which launched in May, 2012. Her greatest joy is writing while raising her three beautiful daughters, and stealing away for coffee time with her husband David Barr. She lives in the Chicago area, with her family, two dogs, and lots of Girl Drama - fodder for her next novel ...


Period melodrama that will appeal to those who enjoy art or are receptive to a new take on Nazi Germany. --Kirkus Reviews
Masterfully conceived and crafted, Barr's dazzling debut novel has it all: passion and jealousy, intrigue and danger. --Booklist