The Muralist

B. A. Shapiro, 2015

Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Mark Rothko and others make appearances in this novel about a fictional Works Progress Administration muralist, Alizee Benoit, who mysteriously disappears in New York City while trying to obtain visas for her Jewish family trapped in Europe during World War II. The narrative alternates between the 1930s and 1940s and the present as Alizee's great-niece tries to find out what happened to her aunt and her art.

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