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    • The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

    • The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
    • By: Allison Hoover Bartlett
    • Narrated by: Judith Brackley
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 124

    John Charles Gilkey is an obsessed, unrepentant book thief who has stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of rare books from book fairs, stores, and libraries around the country. Ken Sanders is the self-appointed "bibliodick" (book dealer with a penchant for detective work) driven to catch him. Journalist Allison Hoover Bartlett befriended both eccentric characters and found herself caught in the middle of efforts to recover hidden treasure.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A good story ruined by a narcissistic author

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-24-10

    Regular price: $20.99