As evidenced by Antiques Roadshow, American Pickers, and any of the number of television shows on flea markets, the world of collecting inspires a cultlike following of millions of Americans. Celebrated author Maureen Stanton takes readers behind the scenes and deep into the 'flea-o-sphere,' following master antiques dealer Curt Avery through the populist mayhem of flea markets, the rarefied realm of high-end antiques shows, and the heart-pounding competition of auctions. Killer Stuff and Tons of Money is a captivating tour of the outrageous world of American antiques, jam-packed with colorful characters, high-stakes scores, and insider tips for all who seek hidden treasure.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 08 / 2012