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Lacey Yeager is younger, attractive, and bold adequate to take the NYC artwork international via hurricane. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to maintain mountaineering the social and profession ladders placed sooner than her, Lacey charms women and men, young and old, wealthy or even richer along with her magnetic air of mystery and liveliness. Her ascension to the top ranges of town parallel the hovering heights--and, from time to time, the darkish lows--of the paintings global and the rustic from the past due Nineties via this present day.
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