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Dinneen, Joseph F. - The Anatomy of a Crime

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954.  First edition.  INSCRIBED by author to front endpaper: "To Al Monaken (?)/my boss/Joe Dinneen."  A story based on the 1950 Brink's robbery in Boston, the perpetrators of which were apprehended in 1956, two years after this fictionalized version was published. Pp. 68-69 browned, as from a newspaper clipping laid in. Slight wear to extremities. $20.00.

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