The Art Of The Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief by Myles J., Jr. ConnorThe Art Of The Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief by Myles J., Jr. Connor

The Art Of The Heist: Confessions of a Master Thief

byMyles J., Jr. Connor

Paperback | September 7, 2010

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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>

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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Title:The Art Of The Heist: Confessions of a Master ThiefFormat: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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Rated 3 out of 5 by from good descriptions but... too much background of his family/past that didn't have to do with the overall theme of this book. - stealing art.
Date published: 2012-03-01

Editorial Reviews

“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.”