Portrait of a Thief

by Grace, D. Li has the vibe of a blockbuster heist movie, with high-stakes art theft, shady business moguls, and a close-knit ring of thieves. Harvard art history student Will Chen gets pulled into the world of art theft when accidentally witnesses a heist targeting Chinese artifacts at the university’s museum and, on impulse, pockets one of them. The thieves notice and slip him the business card of their boss, Wang Yuling, who soon pulls both Will and his sister Irene into his employ. Their goal is to steal five priceless Chinese treasures, looted from Beijing long ago to fill the halls of Western museums, in exchange for $50 million. But, when another thief beats them to one of their targets, tensions begin to mount within the misfit group