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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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  • 14 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 002.075 BAR (Text) 36803000780333 NONFIC Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville B GIL (Text) 32604000200038 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 921 GIL (Text) 33187002789408 Nonfiction Available -
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Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna 002.07 BAR (Text) 35887000230309 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Lincoln Heritage PL - Chrisney Branch CHR 002.07 BAR (Text) 70743000120760 Chrisney Available -
Melton PL - Melton 364.162 BAR (Text) 79591000071156 Adult-Nonfiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL B GILKEY BAR (Text) 30419101156020 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594488917 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: 274 pages ; 22cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.

Content descriptions

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 stories.
Book collectors > United States > Biography.
Thieves > United States > Biography.
Book collecting.
Bibliomania.
Book thefts.

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