The Crime of the Century: How the Brink's Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston (Hardcover)

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The first history in thirty years of Boston's most celebrated heist details the inside story of what was dubbed "the crime of the century" and how the robbery caught the imagination of Boston and the world.

About the Author


Stephanie Schorow is a Boston-based freelance writer, author, teacher and artist. She is the author of The Crime of the Century: How the Brink's Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston; East of Boston: Notes from the Harbor Islands (The History Press, 2008); Boston on Fire: A History of Fires and Firefighting in Boston; and The Cocoanut Grove Fire. She was the editor of Boston's Fire Trail: A Walk Through the City's Fire and Firefighting History (The History Press, 2007). She has spent thirty years working for various news organizations, including the Boston Herald, the TAB chain, the Stamford Advocate and the Associated Press. She currently works as a freelancer for the Boston Globe and teaches writing at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. She is working on her next book, tentatively titled Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781933212548
ISBN-10: 1933212543
Publisher: Commonwealth Editions
Publication Date: February 2008
Pages: 242
Language: English