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Diamond Doris : the true story of the world's most notorious jewel thief / Doris Payne with Zelda Lockhart.

Payne, Doris, 1930- (author.). Lockhart, Zelda, (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780062918000
  • ISBN: 0062918001
  • ISBN: 9780062957603
  • ISBN: 0062957600
  • ISBN: 9780062917997
  • ISBN: 0062917994
  • ISBN: 9781472270535
  • ISBN: 1472270533
  • Physical Description: xi, 262 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Amistad, [2019]

Contents / Notes

Contents:
My first big heist -- I wasn't born a jewel thief -- Greed -- My declaration of war -- Mr. Benjamin -- Trickster in practice -- Finding my way out -- Making good on my crimes -- Taking things to the next level -- Radical backfire -- It's who you know -- Family ties and known associates -- Going international -- Diamond fever -- Returning to baby Jesus -- Fault line -- Off my game -- Throwing dust at disaster -- Snared -- Telling people what they want to hear -- Tokyo diamonds and the mohair coat -- The long game -- Dry snitches -- Reckoning.
Summary, etc.:
"A rip-roaring fun and exciting story of the first Black International jewel thief"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Payne, Doris, 1930-
Jewel thieves > Biography.
African American women jewel thieves > Biography.
Jewelry theft.
Jewel thieves > Biography.
Women criminals > Biography.
African American criminals > Biography.
Theft > Case studies.
Genre: Autobiographies.
True crime stories.
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