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Finders keepers : the story of a man who found $1 million / Mark Bowden.

Bowden, Mark, 1951- (author.).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch B.c Coyle, Joey (Text) 78294000135735 Adult Biography Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon BIO COYLE (Text) 30653000822221 Adult Biographies Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 974.811 BOW (Text) 34330511792278 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier 974.8 BOW (Text) 76052000040263 MHTPLM Adult Reference Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 974.8 BOWD (Text) 39231030574376 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Orleans Town and Twp PL - Orleans 974.811 BOW (Text) 36870000017125 Nonfiction Available -
Union City PL - Union City 92 COY (Text) 76685000016851 Adult Biographies Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Coyle (Text) 78292000190088 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 974.8 B673 (Text) 51735010880820 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780871138590
  • ISBN: 087113859X
  • Physical Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Montyly Press, 2002.

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"Finders Keepers recounts a mystery that captivated the city of Philadelphia when $1 million went missing. Hard times had left Joey Coyle -- a likable longshoreman from the close-knit working-class neighborhood of South Philadelphia -- living with his ailing mother and struggling to support a drug habit. One afternoon, Coyle was on his way to score drugs when, just blocks from his home, he found two curious yellow containers lying in the street. As it turned out, they had just fallen off the back of an armored van, and they contained $1 million in unmarked money from a casino. From the moment the cash disappeared, Detective Pat Laurenzi, with the help of the FBI, worked around the clock to find it. As the story exploded onto the front pages, the entire city was swept up in the hunt. Joey Coyle, meanwhile, shared the money with everyone from his girlfriend to complete strangers to the neighborhood's most notorious mob boss, who allegedly helped launder it. Coyle would live his next week in a drug-fueled whirlwind, planning his future as a rich man even as he grew terrified that he was about to be captured, even killed. Finders Keepers is the remarkable tale of an ordinary man faced with an extraordinary moral dilemma, and the fascinating reactions -- from complicity to concern to betrayal -- of the friends and neighbors to whom he turns. Loaded with intrigue and suspense, this is a gripping new book from a versatile and evocative chronicler of American life."--amazon.com.
Subject: Coyle, Joey.
Stevedores > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Biography.
Drug addicts > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > Biography.
Working class > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia.
Theft.
Philadelphia (Pa.) > Biography.

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