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The train robbery era

an encyclopedic history

by Richard M. Patterson

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Published by Pruett Pub. Co. in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Train robberies -- United States -- History -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [260]-263) and indes.

      StatementRichard Patterson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6658 .P38 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2026380M
      ISBN 10087108807X
      LC Control Number91002291

      The Great Train Robbery — First published in Subjects Historical Fiction, Train robberies, Train robberies in fiction, Fiction, Fiction in English, Robbers and outlaws, Criminals, History, Fiction in English, Texts, Crime. The Great Train Robbery. by Michael Crichton. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, but studded with all the suspense and style of fiction, here is a classic historical thriller, set.


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This is a gripping look at Britain's great train robbery. One night in August,robbers stopped a freight/mail train north of London and grabbed a then-record million British pounds - worth over $40 million pounds ($60 million dollars) at this s: 8.

After graduating summa cum laude, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute in California before becoming a full-time writer and film director. His carefully researched novels included Eaters of the Dead, The Terminal Man, The Great Train Robbery, Congo, Sphere, Jurassic Park, Rising Sun, Disclosure, The Lost World, Airframe, and Micro/5(29).

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The Great Train Robbery (Book): Crichton, Michael: In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century.

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Edward Pearce, a gentleman who has turned rogue, is the mastermind being one of. Pinkerton National Detective Agency investigated Marshfield robbery and apprehended several suspects. Before any were tried, members of Reno Gang were lynched by vigilantes.

Keywords. Transportation. Annotated Text. One of earliest U.S. train robberies(1) occurred at nearby Marshfield, a refueling and watering stop. The Great Train Robbery is a crime that a lot of people, even those born well after the event, think they know a lot about.

This book goes behind the headlines to tell the story in full from the robbery itself to the police investigation, the trials and beyond/5(10). THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY Part V: ARREST AND TRIAL About the Author INTRODUCTION It is difficult, after the passage of more than a century, to understand the extent to which the train robbery of shocked the sensibilities of Victorian England.

At first glance, the crime hardly seems noteworthy. Overview Michael Crichton’s The Great Train Robbery is a historical novel based on an train heist involving the theft of a quantity of gold traveling from England to France as payment for soldiers in the Crimean his introduction, Crichton affirms that his subject is this historical robbery of the same name, also called “The Crime of the Century” by contemporary Victorians.

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Just when the Sheriff think he has them, his horse eats all the evidence (the carrots) up. Evening all, With the recent demise of Ronnie Biggs I'd thought I'd mention a story about the greatest train robbery of all time. Seriously needing funds to continue the fight against the Germans, in Julythe Resistance in the Dordogne (S.W.

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Things develop in the course of work. I woke up one night when The Great Train Robbery was almost completed, and thought that what the book’s really about is repression, and that’s what the whole Victorian period the idea of criminals going against society made them the least repressed.

That’s what the book is about, and this came totally after the fact. The Great Train Robbery is a novel, and some of the events are fictionalized, but it is based on true events.

Crichton uses the same quasi-non-fiction style that he uses for his other historical novels like Eaters of the Dead or Pirate Latitudes.

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The Great Train Robbery (Book): Crichton, Michael: A nineteenth-century version of THE STING Crichton fascinates us. THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century.Directed by Burt Kennedy.

With John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson. A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by .This robbery was not the first train robbery in the United States, which took place on May 5, near North Bend, Ohio on the Ohio & Mississippi Railroad.

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