Diamond Doris : The true story of the world's most notorious jewel thief / Doris Payne with Zelda Lockhart.
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- ISBN: 9780062917997
- ISBN: 0062917994
- Physical Description: x, 262 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2019.
Contents / Notes
Part I : Color -- I wasn't born a jewel thief -- Greed -- My declaration of war -- Mr. Benjamin -- Part II : Clarity -- Trickster in practice -- Finding my way out -- My first big heist -- Hot ice, cold feet -- Making good on my crimes -- Taking things to the next level -- Racial backfire -- It's who you know, but you don't own me -- Family ties and known associates -- Part III : Cut -- Going international -- Diamond fever -- Returning to baby Jesus -- Fault line -- Off my game -- Throwing dust at disaster -- Part IV : Carat -- Snared -- Telling people what they want to hear -- Tokyo diamonds and the mohair coat -- The long game -- Dry snitches -- Reckoning.
"In the ebullient spirit of Ocean’s 8, The Heist, and Thelma & Louise, a sensational and entertaining memoir of the world’s most notorious jewel thief—a woman who defied society’s prejudices and norms to carve her own path, stealing from elite jewelers to live her dreams." --Publisher
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