The Resource Everything runs like a movie: : the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier, John Cooper, (ebook)

Everything runs like a movie: : the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier, John Cooper, (ebook)

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Everything runs like a movie: : the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier
Title
Everything runs like a movie:
Title remainder
the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier
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John Cooper
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eng
Summary
A true story of a bank robber and a chilling car chase worthy of an Elmore Leonard novel or a Brian De Palma movie. Like many new arrivals to Canada, Hermann Beier came to this country with big dreams - visions of a wide-open country where hard work and entrepreneurial flair would make him rich. A charismatic handyman, martial arts teacher, and small business owner, he charmed women and earned the respect of men. He was loved in his community of Alliston, Ontario, and had a plan to make a million bucks. But when those dreams soured, Beier turned to crime to pay the bills. Faced with bankruptcy in 1991,Beier hatched a plan to rob a string of banks in a single day. But it was all too much, too fast. After leading authorities from Guelph to Caledon on what was then the longest police chase in Canadian history, Beier was gunned down alongside a farmer's fence, his body pierced by a hail of police bullets. But he survived, and the end of his crime spree marked a new beginning. After spending almost a decade in various Ontario prisons, searching for a way to get his life back on track, Beier was finally paroled. He now lives a quiet life, dividing his time between Canada and Austria
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Cooper, John
Dewey number
364.15/52092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Beier, Hermann
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Bank robberies
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Everything runs like a movie: : the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier, John Cooper, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781459708310
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11789826
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remote
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11789826
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MWT11789826
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Everything runs like a movie: : the strange but true story of bank robber Hermann Beier, John Cooper, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459708310
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11789826
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11789826
System control number
MWT11789826
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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