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Grand Theft - Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief

Grand Theft - Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief

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Published by Random House Australia .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8633573M
ISBN 101863254110
ISBN 109781863254113

  Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief by Bill Mason, [Various types of jewelry, ] There is a photo in the book of his high-rise 15th floor apartment in southern Florida. It is almost incredible to believe how Mason robbed him. Preventing Theft; Insurance Bureau of Canada - Preventing Theft; National Crime Prevention Council. In Mason’s autobiography, Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, told after the statute of limitations on grand theft have passed of course, he spins tale after unbelievable tale about his heists.

Bill Mason (born in Hundred, West Virginia) is an American jewel thief who, in his autobiography Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, avers that he has stolen $35,, in property from the private residences of Phyllis Diller, Johnny Weissmuller and Armand Hammer.. In , Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief was optioned by Anthony Mastromauro of Identity Films. CONFESSIONS OF A MASTER JEWEL THIEF. this thief had a decent day job. Even as he was nabbed and shipped to jail, he remained a regular family man. Eventually, his wife divorced him. A happy liaison with an heiress followed. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them.

Bill Mason is arguably the greatest jewel thief who ever lived. During a thirty-year career he charmed his way into the inner circles of high society and stole more than $35 million worth of fabulous jewels from such celebrities as Robert Goulet, Armand Hammer, Phyllis Diller, Bob Hope, Truman Capote, Margaux Hemingway and Johnny Weissmuller. Directed by Vijay Anand. With Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Vyjayanthimala, Tanuja. A Police Commissioner's son comes under suspicion for being a jewel thief.


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Grand Theft by. Bill Mason. avg rating — 3 ratings. "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief is the kind of book that drives crime-fiction writers like me up a wall: No one would ever believe these amazing, compelling stories of theft and deception if they weren't sitting on the nonfiction rack.

Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief by Bill Mason; Lee Gruenfeld An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.5/5(2). Book Summary: The title of this book is Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief and it was written by Bill Mason, Lee Gruenfeld.

This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Villard and has a total of pages in the book. The extraordinarily captivating memoir of the remarkable jewel thief who robbed the rich and the famous while maintaining an outwardly conventional life—an astonishing and completely true story, the like of which has never before been told or Mason is arguably the greatest jewel thief who ever lived.

During a thirty-year career he charmed his way into the inner circles of /5(6). Praise "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief is a compelling memoir that details a life of crime and a series of gutsy capers rivaling anything that Hollywood could dream up, exploits made all the more astonishing for having been pulled off single-handedly.

Bill Mason, a self-described "ordinary guy" who ended up ripping off everyone from Truman Capote to Phyllis Diller to the Mob, insists he. In the new book, "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief," he reveals the true story behind some of his greatest heists, and how he did it.

"I was. --Frank W. Abagnale, author of Catch Me If You Can and The Art of the Steal "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief is the kind of book that drives crime-fiction writers like me up a wall: No one would ever believe these amazing, compelling stories of theft and deception if they weren't sitting on the nonfiction rack.

Mason tells his life story Reviews: Masterminds was a true crime documentary television series produced in Canada with truTV (formerly Court TV). As of Februarythe program is broadcast on History Television and Global TV in Canada and truTV in the United States.

Each 30 minute episode features one true crime story. The profiled crimes generally involve large sums of cash or merchandise and, more important, extremely. Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief Book Summary and Study Guide.

Besides meticulous planning of the theft, Mr. Mason constantly states that the problem with a% burglar proof security system is somewhere a human is involved; meaning windows left open, systems not turned on, etc. GTA 4 Heist Reaction by Jewel Thief Larry Lawton - Three Leaf Clover - Funny Grand Theft Auto IV - Duration: Larry Lawtonviews.

It's called Grand Theft: Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, and in it Mason tells, with the aid of novelist Lee Gruenfeld, of a life of crime in. Bill Mason, 63, reflects on career as jewel thief in memoir Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, which also offers advice on thwarting burglars like.

Estimated to have stolen around $35m worth of jewellery during his career (Robert Goulet, Armand Hammer and Phyllis Diller were among his victims), Mason documented his story in a memoir, Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, where he also explains how he returned the Olympic gold medal he stole from Johnny Weissmuller (above) out of guilt.

"Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief is the kind of book that drives crime-fiction writers like me up a wall: No one would ever believe these amazing, compelling stories of theft and deception if they weren't sitting on the nonfiction rack. Mason tells his life story with such flair and confidence that I felt like I was dangling from a twenty Reviews: Buy a cheap copy of Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief book by Lee Gruenfeld.

The extraordinarily captivating memoir of the remarkable jewel thief who robbed the rich and the famous while maintaining an outwardly conventional life—an Free shipping over $   Bill Mason is an infamous Jewel Thief, notably the author of “Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief”, a book in which he describes his most memorable heists.

He targeted celebrity apartments in Florida during the s and 80s. Victims included Johnny Weissmuller, Bob Hope and Phyllis Diller.

Booktalking "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief" by Bill Mason by Miranda McDermott, Harry Belafonte th Street Library Septem I have always been fascinated by thieves who could pull off multimillion-dollar heists, steal paintings from museums beefed up.

Get this from a library! Grand theft. [Bill Mason; Lee Gruenfeld] -- By day a mild-mannered family man, by night a notorious cat burglar, Bill Mason relieved the rich and famous of more than £50 million worth of jewellery during his glittering year career.

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Confessions of a master jewel thief. [Bill Mason; Lee Gruenfeld] -- The memoir of a high-society thief who stole more than $35 million worth of jewels during his career discusses the celebrities who were among his victims, the shooting that nearly ended his life, his.