The Resource Big Stick-Up at Brink's!, Noel Behn, (electronic resource)

Big Stick-Up at Brink's!, Noel Behn, (electronic resource)

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Big Stick-Up at Brink's!
Title
Big Stick-Up at Brink's!
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Noel Behn
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eng
Summary
A riveting and frequently hilarious insider account of one of the twentieth century{u2019}s most outrageous capers. On the evening of January 17, 1950, armed robbers wearing Captain Marvel masks entered the Brink{u2019}s Armored Car building in Boston, Massachusetts. They walked out less than an hour later with more than $2.7 million in cash and securities. It was a brazen and expertly executed theft that captured the imaginations of millions of Americans and baffled the FBI and local law enforcement officials. But what appeared on the surface to be the perfect crime was, in fact, the end result of a mind-boggling series of mistakes, miscalculations, and missteps. The men behind the masks were not expert bank robbers but a motley crew of small-time crooks who bumbled their way into a record-breaking payday and managed to elude the long arm of the law for six years. New York Times {u2013}bestselling author Noel Behn tape-recorded nearly one thousand hours of interviews with the surviving robbers, including motormouthed mastermind Tony Pino, a character so colorful he might have been dreamed up by a Hollywood screenwriter, to tell the uncensored story of the heist forever known as 2the Great Brink{u2019}s Robbery.3 Fun and suspenseful from first page to last, Behn{u2019}s true-crime classic was the basis for The Brink{u2019}s Job (1978), the Academy Award{u2013}nominated film directed by William Friedkin and starring Peter Falk and Peter Boyle
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Dewey number
364.1/55
Index
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LC call number
HV6661.M42 1950
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Big Stick-Up at Brink's!, Noel Behn, (electronic resource)
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Big Stick-Up at Brink's!, Noel Behn, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (384 pages)
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Form of item
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9781504036641
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