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Robert M. Edsel - Author


Robert M. Edsel is the author of the non-fiction books, Rescuing Da Vinci and The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, and the new book Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis, which tells the dramatic story of the Monuments Men in Italy during the Allied invasion of World War II. Mr. Edsel is also the co-producer of the award-winning documentary film, The Rape of Europa. In addition, he is the Founder and President of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, a not-for-profit entity which received the National Humanities Medal, the highest honor given in the United States for work in the humanities field. Mr. Edsel has been awarded the Texas Medal of Arts Award; the President's Call to Service Award; and the Hope for Humanity Award, presented by the Dallas Holocaust Museum. He also serves as a Trustee at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. Academy Award winner George Clooney will direct and star in a film based on Mr. Edsel's book, The Monuments Men, which is set for theatrical release in December 2013.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Robert M. Edsel

The Monuments Men Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel
The Monuments Men Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Robert M. Edsel
The book that inspired the George Clooney film. This is a serious piece of non-fiction and as such is not as readable as some other books about the war, but if you want to know more about the incredible work...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/12/2013

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