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The old man and the gun and other tales of true crime / David Grann.

The old man and the gun and other tales of true crime / David Grann.
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ISBN 9781471181665 (paperback)
Author Grann, David author.
Title The old man and the gun and other tales of true crime / David Grann.
Edition Movie tie-in edition.
Publisher/Date London : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
©2010
Pagination etc. 133 pages ; 20 cm
Contents note These essays are taken from The devil and Sherlock Holmes, originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday ... in 2010"--Title page verso.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Old man and the gun -- True crime -- Chameleon.
Summary Note Now a major film starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck, The Old Man and the Gun is joined by two other riveting true-crime tales by the author of the bestselling Killers of the Flower MoonThe Old Man and the Gun is the incredible story of a bank robber and prison escape artist who modelled himself after figures like Pretty Boy Floyd and who, even in his seventies, refuses to retire. True Crime follows the twisting investigation of a Polish detective who suspects that a novelist planted clues in his fiction to an actual murder. And The Chameleon recounts how a French imposter assumes the identity of a missing boy from Texas and infiltrates the boy's family, only to soon wonder whether he is the one being conned. In this mesmerizing collection, David Grann shows why he has been called a `worthy heir to Truman Capote' and `simply the best narrative non-fiction writer working today', as he takes the reader on a journey through some of the most intriguing and gripping real-life tales from around the world.
Subject Crime -- Case studies
Thieves -- Case studies
Older offenders -- Case studies
Criminal behavior -- United States
Criminal psychology
Criminals -- Case studies
Murder -- Case studies
True crime stories.
Shelf Location 364.1 GRAN
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