The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Man Who Loved Books Too Much While most thieves steal for profit, rare-book thief John Charles Gilkey steals purely for the love of books. With a mixture of suspense, insight, and humor, "The Man Who Loved Books Too Much" immerses the reader in the world of literary obsession and reveals how dangerous it can be.
- Published: 03 February 2010
- Format: Hardback 325 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781410423320 ISBN 10: 1410423328
Full description for The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
Unrepentant book thief John Charles Gilkey has stolen a fortune in rare books from around the country. Yet unlike most thieves' who steal for profit' Gilkey steals for love -- the love of books. Perhaps equally obsessive is Ken Sanders