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Master Thieves: Author Stephen Kurkjian, September 20, 2015

Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World's Greatest Art Heist
Author Stephen Kurkjian

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Community Room, Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

In 1990, two thieves made their way into Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and fled with 13 art works, worth $500 million. Despite the FBI's ongoing investigation, the thieves were never caught, and the art remains missing.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigative reporter Stephen Kurkjian worked on the story when it first broke, and in his fast-paced debut book, he recounts the heist, the official investigation and his own probing into the case.

The book will be available for purchase and autographing following the event, courtesy of Wellesley Books.

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