Where the Money Was by Willie Sutton
The Memoirs of a Bank Robber (Library of Larceny)

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The Broadway Books Library of Larceny
Luc Sante, General Editor
For more than fifty years, Willie Sutton devoted his boundless energy and undoubted genius exclusively to two activities at which he became better than any man in history: breaking in and breaking out. The targets in the first instance were banks and in the second, prisons. Unarguably America’s most famous bank robber, Willie never injured a soul, but took on almost a hundred banks and departed three of America’s most escape-proof penitentiaries. This is the stuff of myth—rascally and cautionary by turns—yet true in every searing, diverting, and brilliantly recalled detail.

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WILLIE SUTTON was named by the FBI as one of their Top Ten Most Wanted Fugitives in 1950. He died a free man in Spring Hill, Florida, at the age of seventy-nine.
Published March 23, 2004 by Broadway Books. 464 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crime. Non-fiction

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Willie ""the Actor"" Sutton is the world's virtuoso bank robber, a Nureyev who has knocked over nearly a hundred banks with unfailing style.

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