The Resource Disappearing ink : the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library, Travis McDade., (ebook)

Disappearing ink : the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library, Travis McDade., (ebook)

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Disappearing ink : the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library
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Disappearing ink
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the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library
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Travis McDade.
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eng
Summary
The remarkable true story of the document heist that shocked the world. Like many aspiring writers, David Breithaupt had money problems. But what he also had was unsupervised access to one of the finest special collections libraries in the country. In October 1990, Kenyon College hired Breithaupt as its library's part-time evening supervisor. In April 2000, he was fired after a Georgia librarian discovered him selling a letter by Flannery O'Connor on eBay, but that was only the tip of the iceberg: for the past ten years, Breithaupt had been browsing the collection, taking from it whatever rare books, manuscripts, and documents caught his eye-W. H. Auden annotated typescripts, a Thomas Pynchon manuscript, and much, much more. It was a large-scale, long-term pillaging of Kenyon College's most precious works. After he was caught, the American justice system looked like it was about to disappoint the college the way it had countless rare book crime victims before-but Kenyon, refused to let this happen . .
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Midwest
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McDade, Travis
Dewey number
025.82
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Kenyon College
  • Book thefts
  • Libraries
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Disappearing ink : the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library, Travis McDade., (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781626818965
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12311411
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remote
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12311411
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MWT12311411
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Disappearing ink : the insider, the FBI, and the looting of the Kenyon College Library, Travis McDade., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781626818965
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12311411
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12311411
System control number
MWT12311411
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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