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Download Under the Streets of Nice: The Bank Heist of the Century Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (116 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ken Follett Narrator: Roddy McDowall Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In 1976, Albert Spaggiari engineered the European crime of the century - a bank heist in Nice accomplished without guns, without violence, without hate. Spaggiari and his gang of 20 men dug a 25-foot tunnel from the city's sewer system into the bank and lifted about $10 million in gold, jewelry, gems, and cash. Tracked down and captured, Spaggiari escaped from the French police by jumping out a window and onto the back of a motorcycle. Convicted in absentia and sentenced to life in prison, Spaggiari retired to a ranch in Argentina, but continued to taunt the European authorities for more than a decade. He died mysteriously in 1989, and the loot was never recovered. Here, authors Ken Follett (Eye of the Needle, The Key to Rebecca) and René L. Maurice tell the breathtaking, compelling story of Spaggiari, his sewer gang, and the most daring, outrageous theft of our time. Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Debbie | 12/6/2013

    " This book had promise. but was tedious in parts and speculative in others, so I'm just going to say it was OK. THe obvious comparison would be to Michael Crichton's The Great Train Robbery (which I also listened to) and that is a much more entertaining, tightly written book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gary Gray | 10/4/2013

    " A fun little bank robbery book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Shawna Hansen | 12/22/2012

    " This audio book made my drive to and from work a pleasure this last week! I'd never heard of the heist of the century before, so it was fascinating to hear the intricate plans and how close to complete disaster the plans came so many times. Great read! I recommend this one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Colleen | 11/17/2012

    " A quick read by a great author. "

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