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Engrossing . . . Conway skillfully paints a backdrop of fierce and flamboyant personalities who paraded across the Gilded Age, from Brooklyn Bridge engineer John Roebling to Marm Mandelbaum, queen of the criminals.’ . . . [H]e capably recounts his story against a background of glitter and greed.”
I enjoyed reading this book. I think it was very well written. The author incorporates key American figures and actual excerpts from newspapers during the Gilded Age.Published 6 months ago by Joshua Ogden
This is the true account of one of America's robberies that few knew about. No technology available then . What planning was executed to pull it off!Published 10 months ago by Christy Morgan
The story line in great- but it tells you what it's going to tell you before you get there, and once you get there there is no real detail. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Depardieu
The novel itself is fine; the product is the problem. The book is printed completely backwards and that is rough reading!Published 21 months ago by Karla Eaton
The book has a nice cover and the paper stock is fine. And that's about all I can say to recommend this book. Professor North's "King of Heists" was a huge disappointment. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Rocco Dormarunno
The narrative is excellent about this compelling tale, but only when the professor is not repeating himself. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Winecharmer