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uperthief: A Master Burglar, the Mafia, and the Biggest Bank Heist in U.S. History.

PORRELLO, Rick.

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ISBN 10: 0966250850 / ISBN 13: 9780966250855
Published by Next Hat Press, [Novelty, OH, 2006
Hardcover
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Small 4to. Full green leatherette, pictorial dust jacket. xii, 245pp. Illustrations. Fine/fine. First edition -- tight, superb -- of this account of Phil "Superthief" Christopher's 1972 bank robbery in Laguna Niguel, California. Nicely signed and inscribed by the author in black ballpoint on the title page: "To Yuval -- / With / Super Best / Wishes. / Musically Yours, / Rick Porrello / 10-08.". Bookseller Inventory # 31330

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Title: uperthief: A Master Burglar, the Mafia, and ...

Publisher: Next Hat Press, [Novelty, OH

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Superthief, in development for a motion picture, is a captivating first-hand look at the life of Phil Christopher, a career criminal, Mafia associate, and one of the most successful bank burglars in the United States. In a raw and candid accounting, Author Rick Porrello takes readers inside Phil's brutal street world and prison life and exposes the details behind the planning and execution of the daring and record-setting 1972 United California Bank burglary in Orange County, California. The UCB burglary is the biggest in United States history and has been featured in documentaries on Court TV and the Discovery Channel.

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Superthief is a ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award Winner in the true crime category and was a finalist in the "IPPY" Independent Publisher Awards in 2006. This title has been optioned for film.

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