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Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts

by Julian Rubinstein

  • 149 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • True crime,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Crime And Criminals,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Sports - General,
  • General,
  • Criminals & Outlaws,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9564503M
    ISBN 100316010731
    ISBN 109780316010733

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