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By Willie Sutton, Edward Linn

The Broadway Books Library of Larceny
Luc Sante, normal Editor

For greater than fifty years, Willie Sutton dedicated his boundless power and undoubted genius solely to 2 actions at which he grew to become larger than any guy in historical past: breaking in and breaking out. The objectives within the first example have been banks and within the moment, prisons. Unarguably America’s most famed financial institution robber, Willie by no means injured a soul, yet took on nearly 100 banks and departed 3 of America’s so much escape-proof penitentiaries. this can be the stuff of myth—rascally and cautionary by means of turns—yet real in each searing, diverting, and brilliantly recalled element.

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