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A gentleman and a thief : the daring jewel heists of a Jazz Age rogue

text A gentleman and a thief : the daring jewel heists of a Jazz Age rogue

Summary

"A captivating true-crime caper about Arthur Barry, a jewel thief who charmed celebrities and millionaires, stole from Rockefellers and royalty, and pulled off the most audacious and lucrative heists of the Jazz Age"--

Contents
A note to readers -- Prologue: Prince charming -- I: 'A grand life'. The courier -- A 'big-timer' -- First-aid man -- The long watch -- II: The ladder burglar. Second-story man -- A simple assault -- All that glitters -- Clients -- American rifles... Read more
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432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2024

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