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The Emerson Auctions: Bid High, Bid Adieu Jeff Figler

The Emerson Auctions: Bid High, Bid Adieu

Jeff Figler

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ISBN : 9781461077411
Paperback
300 pages
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The Emerson Auctions Bid High, Bid Adieu is the swiftly paced story of Roy Emerson, who owns Emerson Auctions, and his attempt to counterfeit one of the most famous - and valuable - baseball cards of all time: the Honus Wagner T206, worth millionsMoreThe Emerson Auctions Bid High, Bid Adieu is the swiftly paced story of Roy Emerson, who owns Emerson Auctions, and his attempt to counterfeit one of the most famous - and valuable - baseball cards of all time: the Honus Wagner T206, worth millions of dollars. To accomplish this deed - and to make tens of millions of dollars with counterfeit cards - Roy uses arson, mob muscle, and deadly threats, many of them directed against Larry Dalton, a Philadelphia Fire Department investigator. Larry is the single father of eleven-year-old Miranda, whos dyslexic. The girl also becomes a target of Roys violent tactics. Catherine Bertoni keeps a close eye on Roy, while reserving a romantic look for Steve Adelman, the auction houses Director of Acquisitions and Authentifications. Catherine is a smart, gorgeous red-haired young woman who recently started working for Roy. Steve has been with the company for years, long enough to have heard about the strange death - and botched murder investigation - of Roys former business partner. Theres murder, love, mystery, humor, and fascinating insights into the world of high-end collectables in Bid High, Bid Adieu. (The business of collecting continues to grow, even in our sluggish economy, with millions of Americans now engaged in this growing pastime.)