Thieves of Threadneedle Street

Thieves of Threadneedle Street

The Incredible True Story of the American Forgers Who Nearly Broke the Bank of England

eBook - 2016
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The greatest untold crime saga of the Victorian Era: the extraordinary true story of four American forgers who tried to steal five million dollars from the Bank of England.--The Thieves of Threadneedle Street--With its cast of improbable villains, curious coincidences, and extraordinary adventures, it is an astounding international caper with twists and turns that often defy belief. It includes a colorful cast of supporting characters, crooked policemen, corrupt officials, bribable warders, and love interests of varying hues of respectability: femme fatales, innocent lovers, hookers, and dupes. With access to previously unopened archives, Nicholas Booth has unearthed the greatest untold crime saga of the Victorian Era.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016
ISBN: 9781681772844
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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