BALLAD OF THE WHISKEY ROBBER, A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts (signed)

By: Rubinstein, Julian

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First printing w/complete number sequence. The story of Attila Ambrus, "one-time pelt smuggler, professional hockey goalie (possibly the worst in the sport's history), pen salesman, Zamboni driver, gravedigger, church painter, roulette addict, building superintendent, whiskey drinker, and native of Transylvania who's decided that the best thing to do with his time is to rob as many banks as possible." This copy signed, on title page, by Rubinstein. Maroon boards w/cream cloth backstrip, pink foil spine lettering, 319 pages (including postscripts, notes on sources, bibliography, appendix and acknowledgements), illustrated. Gently bumped spine ends, in dust jacket w/mild edgewear. A nice collectible copy.

Title: BALLAD OF THE WHISKEY ROBBER, A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts (signed)

Author Name: Rubinstein, Julian

Categories: True Crime, Auto/Biography, Signed (all categories), Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Company: 2004

ISBN Number: 0-316-07167-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780316071673

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 016006

Keywords: Julian Rubinstein, whiskey, thief, thieves, criminal, criminals, Transylvania, Transylvanian pelt smugglers, smuggling, detective, detectives, hockey, bank robbers, Zamboni, Attila Ambrus, Eastern Europe, gravediggers, Lajos Varju, true crime, roulette