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  • New book a real-life thriller about rare book theft at New York Public Library

    "Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It" is a Depression-era cat-and-mouse thriller about the pursuit of the most successful rare-book ring in U.S. history, says author Travis McDade, curator of law rare books at the College of Law.

    "Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It" is a Depression-era cat-and-mouse thriller about the pursuit of the most successful rare-book ring in U.S. history, says author Travis McDade, curator of law rare books at the College of Law.

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      "Thieves of Book Row: New York's Most Notorious Rare Book Ring and the Man Who Stopped It" is a Depression-era cat-and-mouse thriller about the pursuit of the most successful rare-book ring in U.S. history, says author Travis McDade, curator of law rare books at the College of Law.

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  • To contact Travis McDade, call 217-244-1640; email mcdade@illinois.edu.