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Priceless

[how I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures]
Wittman, Robert K. (Downloadable Audiobook - 2010 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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The Wall Street Journal called him "a living legend." The London Times dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world." In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life international thriller to rival The Thomas Crown Affair...
Authors: Wittman, Robert K.
Statement of Responsibility: Robert K. Wittman with John Shiffman
Title: Priceless
[how I went undercover to rescue the world's stolen treasures]
[electronic resource]
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2010
Edition: Library ed
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital.
Playtime: 093127
Notes: Downloadable audio file
Title from: Title details screen
Unabridged
Duration: 09:31:27
Contents: Alla prima. Stagehand
Crimes against history
Provenance. Making of an agent
Mask of the man with the broken nose
The accident
Inspiration
A new life
Body of work. The gold man
History out the back door
A blood cloth
Befriend & betray
The con artist
A hot hand
The property of a lady
National treasure
Art crime team
The old master
Operation masterpiece. Mrs. Gardner
Cold case
A French connection
Laurenz & Sunny
Allies & enemies
- A coward has no scar
Suspicious minds
End game
Performers: Read by Mark Deakins.
Summary: The Wall Street Journal called him "a living legend." The London Times dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world." In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI's Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life international thriller to rival The Thomas Crown Affair...
System Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 136870 KB; MP3 file size: 267924 KB)
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Headings: Wittman, Robert K Art thefts Investigation
Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Topical Term: Art thefts
Additional Contributors: Shiffman, John
Deakins, Mark
OverDrive, Inc
Additional Physical Form Entry: Source record: Wittman, Robert K. Priceless. Library ed. Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2010 9780307735874 (OCoLC)546868003
Publisher No: 8289-CD
ISBN: 9780307735881
0307735885
Branch Call Number: eNYPL Audio
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Sep 24, 2011
  • psknit rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Bob Wittman was obviously passionate about his job and a pro. He recovered many priceless artifacts. I do wish the FBI would reconsider their position about a department devoted to art theft.
This book reads like a thriller!

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