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The great train robbery [electronic resource]. Michael Crichton.

Crichton, Michael. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307816443 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2012.

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Summary, etc.: From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an enthralling novel about Victorian London's most notorious gold heist. London, 1855, when lavish wealth and appalling poverty exist side by side, one mysterious man navigates both worlds with perfect ease. Edward Pierce preys on the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of his century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, but studded with all the suspense and style of fiction, here is a classic historical thriller, set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Vintage, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2419 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Suspense.
Thriller.
Genre: Electronic books.

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