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The Art of the Heist

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The Art of the Heist

Confessions of a Master Thief

By Myles J. Connor, Jr.; Jenny Siler

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061672293, 293pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2010

A gripping tell-all .A fascinating look inside the mind of an unrepentant criminal.
Washington Post

One of the most beguiling criminal memoirs ever written .A rare gem of a book.
T. J. English, New York Times bestselling author of Havana NocturneAmerica's most notorious art thief, Boston-based Myles Connor, tells the unapologetic true story of his life of crime in The Art of the Heist. Co-written with acclaimed author Jenny Siler, Connor's eye-opening memoirs offer readers a rare, detailed, and intimate look into the mindset of a master criminal a cat burglar, thief, and con man, veteran of numerous brazen museum heists, who shares the unparalleled rush of a life lived on the far side of the law.

Praise For The Art of the Heist

“From his daring 1965 jail break at age 22 to his legendary career pilfering treasures from museums all over New England, Connor’s life is the stuff of adventure novels.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)