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The man who loved books too much : [the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession]

Author: Allison Hoover Bartlett; Judith Brackley; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Book thief John Charles Gilkey stole hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of rare books from book fairs, stores, and libraries around the country. Determined to catch Gilkey, Ken Sanders, a book dealer with a penchant for detective work, tirelessly pursued him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett befriended both eccentric characters, obtaining crucial details on both men's stories. Here, she reveals exactly how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Gilkey
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Hoover Bartlett; Judith Brackley; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781400113439 1400113431
OCLC Number: 427567601
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 6:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Judith Brackley.
Description: 5 sound discs (ca. 6 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Allison Hoover Bartlett.

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Book thief John Charles Gilkey stole hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of rare books from book fairs, stores, and libraries around the country. Determined to catch Gilkey, Ken Sanders, a book dealer with a penchant for detective work, tirelessly pursued him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett befriended both eccentric characters, obtaining crucial details on both men's stories. Here, she reveals exactly how Gilkey pulled off his dirtiest crimes and how Sanders ultimately caught him.

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