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J. North Conway

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King of Heists: The Sensational Bank Robbery of 1878 That Shocked America (2009)
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review 1: This was definitely an Erik Larson / "Devil in the White City" wannabe, and it failed miserably. The writing wasn't great, and it desperately needed footnotes. While there's a source list in the back, other than newspapers articles, nothing was directly sourced in the text. Hones...
Great book wicked good!
Great book well written
Jennifer Gomez
This was a wonderful book, well written and researched. I loved the way the author included information about the period (Gilded Age)using actual headlines and news-clipping. Reminded me of what Steinbeck did in "Grapes of Wrath." I would recommend this to anyone interested in true crime and New York City history.
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