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The man who loved books too much : the true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession / Allison Hoover Bartlett.

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  • 17 of 17 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield 002.075 BAR (Text) 36803000780333 NONFICTION Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville B GIL (Text) 32604000200038 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 364.1 BAR (Text) 840191001842993 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood 002.075 BAR (Text) 36626103279709 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 364.162 BARTLETT (Text) 33946002213754 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 002.075 B289 (Text) 76383000385332 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Kewanna-Union Township Public Library - Kewanna 002.07 BAR (Text) 35887000230309 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 002.075 BAR (Text) 34330512396095 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Chrisney 002.07 BAR (Text) 70743000120760 Chrisney Available -
Melton Public Library - Melton 364.162 BAR (Text) 79591000071156 Adult-Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781594488917 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 274p. ; 22cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: Unrepentant book thief John Charles Gilkey has stolen a fortune in rare books from around the county. Yet unlike most thieves, who steal for profit, Gilkey steals for the love of the books. Perhaps equally obsessive, though, is Ken Sanders, the self-appointed "bibliodick" driven to catch him. Sanders, a lifelong rare book collector and dealer turned amateur detective, will stop at nothing to catch the thief plaguing his trade.
Subject: Gilkey, John, 1968-
Sanders, Ken, 1951-
True crime.
Book collectors > United States > Biography.
Thieves > United States > Biography.
Book collecting.
Bibliomania.
Book thefts.

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