The Art Of The Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief

Paperback | September 7, 2010

byMyles J., Jr. Connor

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“A gripping tell-all….A fascinating look inside the mind of an unrepentant criminal.”
Washington Post

“One of the most beguiling criminal memoirs ever written….A rare gem of a book.”
—T. J. English, New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne<_o3a_p>

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America’s most notorious art thief, Boston-based Myles Connor, tells the unapologetic true story of his life of crime in The Art of the Heist. Co-written with acclaimed author Jenny Siler, Connor’s eye-opening memoirs offer readers a rare, detailed, and intimate look into the mindset of a master criminal—a cat burglar, thief, and con man, veteran of numerous brazen museum heists, who shares the unparalleled “rush” of a life lived on the far side of the law.<_o3a_p>

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“A gripping tell-all….A fascinating look inside the mind of an unrepentant criminal.”—Washington Post“One of the most beguiling criminal memoirs ever written….A rare gem of a book.”—T. J. English, New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne America’s most notorious art thief, Boston-based Myles Connor, tells the unapologetic t...

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“There’s a rush to it, an elevation of the senses. . . . It’s a sweet feeling, one I’ll never get tired of, not on my twentieth heist, or my fiftieth, or my hundredth.”Once a promising young rock musician, the son of a decorated policeman, Myles Connor became one of Boston’s most notorious criminals—a legendary art thief with irresisti...

Myles J. Connor grew up in Milton, Massachusetts, the son of a decorated policeman. During the 1960s and '70s he was the leader of a successful Boston rock-and-roll band, Myles and the Wild Ones. He robbed his first museum when he was twenty years old. Shortly after, he gained notoriety for his daring escape from a Maine jail, and for ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.68 inPublished:September 7, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061672297

ISBN - 13:9780061672293

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“From his daring 1965 jail break at age 22 to his legendary career pilfering treasures from museums all over New England, Connor’s life is the stuff of adventure novels.”