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Thieves!

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Willie Sutton was casing a bank when he noticed that the manager looked a lot like Sutton himself, so he walked into the vault, loaded up with banknotes, and calmly walked out. D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane, demanded $200,000 in payment, and parachuted from the aircraft. He was never captured.Other criminals in this book were no less brazen:- Arthur Barry, the greatest jewel thief in American criminal history- Vincente Perugia, who boldly stole one of the world's greatest art treasures- Amil Dinsio, one of the most accomplished bank vault robbers in the U.S.- Victor Desmarais and Leo Martial, a hapless duo who bungled their getaway- James Landis, who stole two bricks of freshly printed banknotes from his employer—the U.S. Treasury- Adam Worth, the Napoleon of Crime- the Great Train Robbers, who planned one of the largest heists of all time- the five heisters of the Great Purolator Caper, whose ineptitude ensured captureBe prepared for some high-stakes action in THIEVES! While many ended their careers broke and disillusioned, these impresarios of crime make for great reading.


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Publisher: Annick Press

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  • ISBN: 9781554514717
  • Release date: September 3, 2005

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  • ISBN: 9781554514717
  • File size: 525 KB
  • Release date: September 3, 2005

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OverDrive Read
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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:7.3
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:6

Willie Sutton was casing a bank when he noticed that the manager looked a lot like Sutton himself, so he walked into the vault, loaded up with banknotes, and calmly walked out. D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane, demanded $200,000 in payment, and parachuted from the aircraft. He was never captured.Other criminals in this book were no less brazen:- Arthur Barry, the greatest jewel thief in American criminal history- Vincente Perugia, who boldly stole one of the world's greatest art treasures- Amil Dinsio, one of the most accomplished bank vault robbers in the U.S.- Victor Desmarais and Leo Martial, a hapless duo who bungled their getaway- James Landis, who stole two bricks of freshly printed banknotes from his employer—the U.S. Treasury- Adam Worth, the Napoleon of Crime- the Great Train Robbers, who planned one of the largest heists of all time- the five heisters of the Great Purolator Caper, whose ineptitude ensured captureBe prepared for some high-stakes action in THIEVES! While many ended their careers broke and disillusioned, these impresarios of crime make for great reading.


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