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The Resource The man who loved books too much : [true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession], Allison Hoover Bartlett, (sound recording)

The man who loved books too much : [true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession], Allison Hoover Bartlett, (sound recording)

Label
The man who loved books too much : [true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession]
Title
The man who loved books too much
Title remainder
[true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession]
Statement of responsibility
Allison Hoover Bartlett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Book thief John Charles Gilkey stole hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of rare books from book fairs, stores, and libraries around the country. Determined to catch Gilkey, Ken Sanders, a book dealer with a penchant for detective work, tirelessly pursued him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett befriended both eccentric characters, obtaining crucial details on both men's stories. Here, she reveals exactly how Gilkey pulled off his dirtiest crimes and how Sanders ultimately caught him
Cataloging source
lbi
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Bartlett, Allison Hoover
Dewey number
002.075
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Judith Brackley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brackley, Judith
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gilkey, John
  • Book collectors
  • Thieves
  • Book collecting
  • Bibliomania
  • Book thefts
Label
The man who loved books too much : [true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession], Allison Hoover Bartlett, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed., Library ed.
Extent
5 sound discs (ca. 6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400143436
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • lbw00786625
  • 654863
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The man who loved books too much : [true story of a thief, a detective, and a world of literary obsession], Allison Hoover Bartlett, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed., Library ed.
Extent
5 sound discs (ca. 6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400143436
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • lbw00786625
  • 654863
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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