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The Gardner heist : a true story of the world's largest unsolved art theft

Author: Ulrich Boser
Publisher: New York : Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"One museum, two thieves, and the Boston underworld--the story behind the lost Gardner masterpieces worth $500 million and the art detective who swore to get them back."--Cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boser, Ulrich.
Gardner heist.
New York : Smithsonian Books/HarperCollins, ©2009
(OCoLC)615653986
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Boser
ISBN: 9780061451836 0061451835
OCLC Number: 232977861
Description: 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The storm on the sea of Galilee : a disturbance in the courtyard --
Chez Tortoni : the art detective --
A lady and gentlemen in black : it was a passion --
The concert : the picture habit --
Cortege aux environs de Florence : the art of the theft --
Landscape with an obelisk : something that big --
Ku : unfinished business --
Three mounted jockeys : infiltrate and infatuate --
Self-portrait : I was the one --
Program for an artistic soiree I : any news on your side --
Program for an artistic soiree II : where's Whitey? --
La sortie de pesage : put my picture on the cover --
Finial : like a spiderweb.
Responsibility: Ulrich Boser.
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