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The great pearl heist : London's greatest thief and Scotland Yard's hunt for the world's most valuable necklace

Author: Molly Caldwell Crosby
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2013.
Series: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1913, two brilliant minds - a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective - are pitted against each other in the greatest jewel heist of the new century. An exquisite strand of pale pink pearls worth more than the Hope Diamond has vanished without a trace.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Caldwell Crosby
ISBN: 9781410457202 1410457206
OCLC Number: 821271476
Description: 397 pages ; 24 cm.
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 justice --
Epilogue: the Great War.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print crime scene.
Responsibility: by Molly Caldwell Crosby.

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In the summer of 1913, two brilliant minds - a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective - are pitted against each other in the greatest jewel heist of the new century. An exquisite strand of pale pink pearls worth more than the Hope Diamond has vanished without a trace.

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