"A thrilling page-turner....This is a great read."—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewOne coin, for years the only known 1933 twenty-dollar Double Eagle in the world, has inspired the passions of thieves and collectors, lawyers and charlatans. Its extraordinary story winds across seventy years and three continents, linking an almost unbelievable cast of characters: Theodore Roosevelt and a Philadelphia gold dealer with underworld connections; Egypt's King Farouk and an apple-cheeked Secret Service agent; London's most successful coin dealer and a retired trucker from Amarillo, Texas.
About Alison FrankelSee more books from this Author
Finally, in her account of developments following the auction, Frankel describes the chain of events that now, incredibly, put the U.S. government in contention with the heirs of Philadelphia jeweler and gold dealer Israel Switt for rightful ownership of not just one long-suspected remaining Doub...| Read Full Review of Double Eagle: The Epic Story ...
An aggregated and normalized score based on 11 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes