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The great pearl heist

Molly Caldwell Crosby

The great pearl heist

London"s greatest thief and Scotland Yard"s hunt for the world"s most valuable necklace

by Molly Caldwell Crosby

  • 126 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burglary investigation,
  • Robbery investigation,
  • Receiving stolen goods,
  • Jewelry theft,
  • Case studies

  • About the Edition

    In the summer of 1913, two brilliant minds - a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective - are pitted against each other in the greatest jewel heist of the new century. An exquisite strand of pale pink pearls worth more than the Hope Diamond has vanished without a trace.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-394).

    StatementMolly Caldwell Crosby
    SeriesThorndike Press large print crime scene, Thorndike Press large print crime scene
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6665.G7 C76 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397 p. (large print)
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27145432M
    ISBN 101410457206
    ISBN 109781410457202
    LC Control Number2012048333
    OCLC/WorldCa821271476

    The Great Pearl Heist (Hardcover) London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace. By Molly Caldwell Crosby. Berkley Publishing Group, , pp. Publication Date: Novem Other Editions of This Title: MP3 CD (11/18/) Compact Disc (12/3/) Compact Disc (11/27/).   Molly Caldwell Crosby in her new book, "The Great Pearl Heist" published by Berkley Books gives us an account of London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace. From the back cover: Molly Caldwell Crosby once again brings forgotten history to vivid life in an absorbing account of crime and deduction.

      In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery and the tales of Sherlock Holmes, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game set against the backdrop of London’s golden Edwardian era. Thoroughly researched, compellingly colorful, The Great Pearl Heist is a gripping narrative account of this little-known, yet extraordinary : Brilliance Audio. My third book was released November Become a fan of "The Great Pearl Heist" on Facebook or follow book updates and read reviews on

    The Great Pearl Heist London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace (Book): Crosby, Molly Caldwell: Penguin PutnamMolly Caldwell Crosby, author of The American Plague and Asleep, once again brings forgotten history to vivid life in an absorbing account of crime and deduction in the early days of the twentieth century. 'Buried in the Sky' Best of Utah Valley. Buy & Sell.


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The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace. Molly Caldwell Crosby once again brings forgotten history to vivid life in an absorbing account of crime and deduction in the early days of the twentieth century/5.

In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery and the tales of Sherlock Holmes, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game set against the backdrop of London’s golden Edwardian era. Thoroughly researched, compellingly colorful, The Great Pearl Heist is a gripping narrative account of this little-known, yet extraordinary crime/5(53).

"Rich and evocative, The Great Pearl Heist immerses readers in the pre-war world of London and the extraordinary life of one of history's most skilled and clever thieves.

Crosby has written a book that is as enchanting and irresistible as its subject." -- Candice Millard, author of River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic/5(53). This book has a fabulous real pearl heist as its plot- this is NOT a novel. It has the fabulous characters behind some of the most interesting characters in fiction; this is the world of A.

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The Great Pearl Heist not only tells the thrilling story of a seemingly impossible theft, it immerses readers in the pre-war world of London and the extraordinary life of one of history’s most skilled and clever thieves.”—Candice Millard, author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic/5(21).

The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable It goes into great detail about the heist and how it was perpetrated, and is very concise on which parts are factual and which are guesses/5.

Book review: “The Great Pearl Heist,” by Molly Caldwell Crosby A sensational crime in yields a well-written but less-than-substantial story. A sensational crime in yields a well-written. “ The Great Pearl Heist not only tells the thrilling story of a seemingly impossible theft, it immerses readers in the pre-war world of London and the extraordinary life of one of history’s most skilled and clever thieves.”—Candice Millard, author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic.

In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game. Thoroughly researched and compellingly colorful, The Great Pearl Heist is a gripping narrative account of this little-known, yet extraordinary crime.

A World War I–era true-crime tale about the theft of the world’s most valuable necklace. Heist stories have an enduring fascination for the public, and Crosby (Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic that Remains One of Medicine's Greatest Mysteries,etc.) offers an exhaustively detailed reconstruction of one all but forgotten by setting is the underworld of London’s Hatton Author: Molly Caldwell Crosby.

In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery and the tales of Sherlock Holmes, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game set against the backdrop of London’s golden Edwardian era/5(4).

‎The Great Pearl Heist on Apple Books ‎London, An exquisite strand of pale pink pearls, worth more than the Hope Diamond, has been bought by a Hatton Garden broker, capturing the attention of both jewelers and thieves. In transit to London from Paris, the necklace vanishes without a trace. Joseph Grizzard, “.

The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace (Thorndike Press Large Print Crime Scene)/5().

Molly Caldwell Crosby (born in in Dallas, Texas) is a journalist and author of three literary nonfiction books: The American Plague, Asleep, and The Great Pearl Heist. Crosby received her BA from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, and her MFA from Johns Hopkins University’s Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.

She has worked for National Geographic magazine, as well as a Born: Dallas, Texas. "The Great Pearl Heist not only tells the thrilling story of a seemingly impossible theft, it immerses readers in the pre-war world of London and the extraordinary life of one of history's most skilled and clever thieves."--Candice Millard, author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic "Fast-paced, full of twists and turns, and /5().

The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable N ecklace by Molly Caldwell Crosby Published by Berkley Publication date: November 27th Genres: Crime, History, Non-fiction I’m not usually a fan of true crime but if we’re talking about the theft of one of the most expensive pieces of jewelry in history, count me in.

Molly Caldwell 3/5. Books similar to The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace. avg. Molly Caldwell Crosby once again brings forgotten history to vivid life in an absorbing account of crime and deduction in the early days of the twentieth century.

In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery and the tales of Sherlock Holmes, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game set against the backdrop of London’s golden Edwardian era. Thoroughly researched, compellingly colorful, The Great Pearl Heist is a gripping narrative account of this little-known, yet extraordinary crime.

In the spirit of The Great Train Robbery and the tales of Sherlock Holmes, this is the true story of a psychological cat-and-mouse game set against the backdrop of London's golden Edwardian era.

Thoroughly researched, compellingly colorful, The Great Pearl Heist is a gripping narrative account of this little-known, yet extraordinary crime.The Great Pearl Heist | In the summer ofunder the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds are pitted against each other--a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective--in the greatest jewel heist of the new century.

A true-crime story that reads like a novel. Lots of characters are involved in this story of an incredibly valuable pearl necklace, the gang that stole it, and the Scotland Yard detective who got it back.

Luckily, there's a cast of characters at the start that you'll refer to again and again.