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Author Crosby, Molly Caldwell
Title The great pearl heist : London's greatest thief and Scotland Yard's hunt for the world's most valuable necklace / Molly Caldwell Crosby
Publisher New York : Berkely Books, 2012
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Rodman Main Adult  364.162 C949    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiii, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary In the summer of 1913, under the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds are pitted against each other--a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective--in the greatest jewel heist of the new century
Contents Queen of gems -- King of fences -- The Grizzard gang -- Hatton Garden -- The plan -- A perfect crime -- The hunt begins -- New Scotland Yard -- News -- Decoys -- The expert -- Playing the fish -- The sting -- Searching -- At Bow Street -- Sir Richard Muir -- The piano tuner -- A glimpse -- Old Bailey -- Righteous judgment -- Epilogue: the Great War
Subject Jewelry theft -- England -- London -- Case studies
Receiving stolen goods -- England -- London -- Case studies
Burglary investigation -- England -- London -- Case studies
Robbery investigation -- England -- London -- Case studies
ISBN 9780425252802
0425252809

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