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Author Follett, Ken
Title Under the streets of Nice [downloadable audiobook] / Ken Follett, René L. Maurice
Publisher [Beverly Hills, Calif.] : Phoenix Books, [2007]
Descript 035520
Tech Details Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 56412 KB; MP3 file size: 110848 KB)
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Note Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format
Title from: Title details screen
Performer(S) Performed by Roddy McDowall
Note Duration: 3:55:20
Summary Albert Spaggiari engineered the European crime of the century--a 1976 bank heist accomplished, as a note left in the empty vault said, "Without guns, without violence, without hate". He and his 20 men had dug a 25 foot tunnel from the city sewer system into the back, where they spent a weekend cooking meals, drinking wine and clearing out a total of $8 to $10 million in gold, jewelry, gems and cash reserves. Tracked down and captured, Spaggiari escaped from the French gendarmes by leaping out a magistrate's window and onto the back of a motorcycle. Convicted in absentia and sentenced to life in prison, he retired to a ranch in Argentina--purchased, according to his memoirs, with the proceeds from the robbery. He taunted police for more than a decade until his mysterious death in 1989, which made him international headlines once again. The loot was never recovered
Subject Spaggiari, Albert
Criminals -- France -- Biography
Bank robberies -- France -- Nice -- Case studies
Genre Audiobooks
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author Maurice, René Louis
McDowall, Roddy
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