The Resource House of thieves, Charles Belfoure

House of thieves, Charles Belfoure

Label
House of thieves
Title
House of thieves
Statement of responsibility
Charles Belfoure
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn't have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city. But when John Cross's son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent's Gent's, Cross must pay it back himself. All he has to do is use his inside knowledge of high society mansions and museums to craft a robbery even the smartest detectives won't solve. The take better include some cash too: the bigger the payout, the faster this will be over. With a new-found talent for sniffing out vulnerable and lucrative targets, Cross becomes invaluable to the gang. But Cross's entire life has become a balancing act, and it will only take one mistake for it all to come crashing down and for his family to go down too
Summary
When his son racks up an impossible gambling debt to a notorious gang in nineteenth-century New York, John Cross uses his inside knowledge of high-society mansions and museums to craft a perfect heist
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10430724
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Belfoure, Charles
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Gangs
  • Architects
  • Fathers and sons
  • Upper class
  • Gambling
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adult
Label
House of thieves, Charles Belfoure
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780749019570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
House of thieves, Charles Belfoure
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780749019570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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