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The Napoleon of crime : the life and times of Adam Worth, the real Moriarty

Author: Ben Macintyre; Simon Prebble; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗1998.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After being pronounced dead by mistake at the Battle of Bull Run, Adam Worth left the army and landed in Manhattan, where he changed his name and got involved in the underworld, leading a crime network that covered three continents over a 50 year period. Arthur Conan Doyle based his sinister Professor Moriarty character on Worth for his Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Adam Worth; Adam Worth
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Macintyre; Simon Prebble; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 0788719866 9780788719868
OCLC Number: 39325308
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Narrated by Simon Prebble.
Description: 8 audiocassettes (11 hr., 15 min.) : analog
Other Titles: Life and times of Adam Worth, the real Moriarty
Responsibility: by Ben Macintyre.

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After being pronounced dead by mistake at the Battle of Bull Run, Adam Worth left the army and landed in Manhattan, where he changed his name and got involved in the underworld, leading a crime network that covered three continents over a 50 year period. Arthur Conan Doyle based his sinister Professor Moriarty character on Worth for his Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

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