omitir hasta el contenido
Treasure hunt : a New York Times reporter tracks the Quedlinburg hoard Ver este material de antemano
CerrarVer este material de antemano
Chequeando…

Treasure hunt : a New York Times reporter tracks the Quedlinburg hoard

Autor: William H Honan
Editorial: New York : Fromm International Pub. Corp., ©1997.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Base de datos:WorldCat
Resumen:
Nearly half a century after the end of World War II, the famous and priceless Quedlinburg treasures were still missing. The Nazis had commandeered this magnificent hoard of medieval artworks and had hidden it in a cave on the outskirts of Quedlinburg - a quaint, cobblestone-paved village in central Germany. But soon after victorious American troops occupied Germany in April 1945, twelve of the treasures - worth more
Calificación:

(todavía no calificado) 0 con reseñas - Ser el primero.

Temas
Más materiales como éste

 

Encontrar un ejemplar en la biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que tienen este material…

Detalles

Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Honan, William H. (William Holmes)
Treasure hunt.
New York : Fromm International Pub. Corp., c1997
(OCoLC)608998171
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: William H Honan
ISBN: 0880641746 9780880641746
Número OCLC: 35770862
Descripción: viii, 289 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsabilidad: William H. Honan.

Resumen:

Nearly half a century after the end of World War II, the famous and priceless Quedlinburg treasures were still missing. The Nazis had commandeered this magnificent hoard of medieval artworks and had hidden it in a cave on the outskirts of Quedlinburg - a quaint, cobblestone-paved village in central Germany. But soon after victorious American troops occupied Germany in April 1945, twelve of the treasures - worth more than $200 million in today's market - were found to have suddenly disappeared.

For years after, the Quedlinburg case was known as the greatest and longest unsolved art theft of the century. Then, in 1989, William H. Honan, a senior reporter at The New York Times hungry for a high profile case, and Willi Korte, a colorful, wise-cracking German researcher, set out to track down the thief.

It began to look like a hopeless task. After so many years, the trail had grown cold, and it seemed as if, should they be lucky enough to discover him, the thief might be ready to kill in order to protect his priceless booty.

As the investigators scrutinized the art world and delved into old U.S. Army records, they gathered clues and suspects - some of them more than a little frightening. Then, after a series of hair-raising adventures, Honan made headlines around the world by identifying the thief and leading law enforcement authorities to a desolate, tumble-down farm town in northeastern Texas where the treasures had been hidden. Subsequently, Honan was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in investigative journalism.

Reseñas

Reseñas contribuidas por usuarios
Recuperando reseñas de GoodReads…
Recuperando reseñas de DOGObooks…

Etiquetas

Ser el primero.
Confirmar este pedido

Ya ha pedido este material. Escoja OK si desea procesar el pedido de todos modos.

Datos enlazados


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/35770862>
library:oclcnum"35770862"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/35770862>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/267904747>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Stiftskirche zu Quedlinburg."
schema:name"Stiftskirche zu Quedlinburg"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710939>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Art treasures in war."@en
schema:name"Christian art and symbolism--Medieval"@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st ed."
schema:copyrightYear"1997"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1997"
schema:description"Nearly half a century after the end of World War II, the famous and priceless Quedlinburg treasures were still missing. The Nazis had commandeered this magnificent hoard of medieval artworks and had hidden it in a cave on the outskirts of Quedlinburg - a quaint, cobblestone-paved village in central Germany. But soon after victorious American troops occupied Germany in April 1945, twelve of the treasures - worth more than $200 million in today's market - were found to have suddenly disappeared."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/40766220>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Treasure hunt : a New York Times reporter tracks the Quedlinburg hoard"@en
schema:numberOfPages"289"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Cerrar ventana

Inicie una sesión con WorldCat 

¿No tienes una cuenta? Puede fácilmente crear una cuenta gratuita.