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[Read] ➳ Priceless Author Robert K. Wittman – Stroyki.pro The Wall Street Journal called him “a living legend” The London Times dubbed him “the most famous art detective in the world” In Priceless Robert K Wittman the founder of the FBI’s Art CrimThe Wall Street Journal called him “a living legend” The London Times dubbed him “the most famous art detective in the world” In Priceless Robert K Wittman the founder of the FBI’s Art Crime Team pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time offering a real life international thriller to rival The Thomas Crown Affair    Rising from humble roots as the son of an antiue dealer Wittman built a twenty year career that was nothing short of extraordinary He went undercover usually unarmed to catch art thieves scammers and black market traders in Paris and Philadelphia Rio and Santa Fe Miami and Madrid In this page turning memoir Wittman fascinates with the stories behind his recoveries of priceless art and antiuities The golden armor of an ancient Peruvian warrio.

R king The Rodin sculpture that inspired the Impressionist movement The headdress Geronimo wore at his final Pow Wow The rare Civil War battle flag carried into battle by one of the nation’s first African American regiments The breadth of Wittman’s exploits is unmatched He traveled the world to rescue paintings by Rockwell and Rembrandt Pissarro Monet and Picasso often working undercover overseas at the whim of foreign governments Closer to home he recovered an original copy of the Bill of Rights and cracked the scam that rocked the PBS series Antiues Roadshow By the FBI’s accounting Wittman saved hundreds of millions of dollars worth of art and antiuities He says the statistic isn’t important After all who’s to say what is worth a Rembrandt self portrait or an American flag carri.

MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓

MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓

priceless ebok Priceless PDFR king The Rodin sculpture that inspired the Impressionist movement The headdress Geronimo wore at his final Pow Wow The rare Civil War battle flag carried into battle by one of the nation’s first African American regiments The breadth of Wittman’s exploits is unmatched He traveled the world to rescue paintings by Rockwell and Rembrandt Pissarro Monet and Picasso often working undercover overseas at the whim of foreign governments Closer to home he recovered an original copy of the Bill of Rights and cracked the scam that rocked the PBS series Antiues Roadshow By the FBI’s accounting Wittman saved hundreds of millions of dollars worth of art and antiuities He says the statistic isn’t important After all who’s to say what is worth a Rembrandt self portrait or an American flag carri.

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  1. Elizabeth (Alaska) Elizabeth (Alaska) says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFIn talking about this with friends I called it an autobiography Wittman calls it a memoir and I suppose that is the accurate term as there


  2. Connie G Connie G says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFUndercover work is like chess You need to master your subject and stay one or two moves ahead of your opponentIt's all about understanding human nature winning a person's trust and then taking advantage of it You befriend then betrayRobert Wittman's memoir of his twenty years as an art detective for the FBI was fascinating He traveled around the world recovering hundreds of millions of dollars of stolen art The author points out that a part of our history and our culture is lost whenever art and antiuities are stolen He also founded and trained the FBI's Art Crime TeamJohn Shiffman an investigative reporter worked as a team with Robert Wittman to write this informative and entertaining look at art theft FBI undercover work and government bureaucracy


  3. Kristi Kristi says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFThe content is interesting even very interesting The way he tells it is not Not only is his writing dull but it drove me crazy that he makes himself out to be the best thing to happen to the FBI since well the X Files Personal opinion of course not everyone likes the X Files But seriously man bring the ego down a notch


  4. Joy D Joy D says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFRobert Wittman’s memoir about his 20 year career as an FBI agent specializing in art and cultural history crimes He traveled internationally and worked with other countries’ law enforcement agencies to recover stolen art and antiuities such as Geronimo’s war bonnet North Carolina’s copy of the Bill of Rights a Rembrandt self portrait a Peruvian golden backflap from a suit of armor and The book takes each case examines the history of the stolen property and details the covert work reuired to recover it He weaves elements from his personal life into the narrativeI found this book fascinating It revolves around two of my personal passions art and history It includes intriguing elements such as art heists fake deals undercover subterfuge and an insider’s view of the FBI I flew through it One of the most touching scenes in the book is the retrieval of the American Ci


  5. Cameron Cameron says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFSomehow I knew that art thieves were not all really like Pierce Brosnon's Thomas Crowne hiding Picasso's in his mane of chest hair or like Catherine Zeta Jones getting her freak on with laser alarms Yet I wanted to believe that they were like that But Priceless serves to put those rumors to rest A tell all about the art crime industry from the FBI's pioneer in the field the book shares tale after tale of the tawdry seedy and even boneheadedly simple and very un Pierce like world of art thieves To me the whole concept of art crime being considered as almost a fashionable and less threatening crime despite the cowardly looting of truly priceless objects is uite fascinating And it is a theme that the author also keeps harping on The stories d


  6. Lance Lance says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFThis was a very fascinating read It catalogues the career of the ONLY full time Art theft agent Over his career he recovered Geronimo's headrest an 800 year old piece of armor and even an original Bill Of Rights missing for over a hundred years All total the value of his recovered art is well over 250 MILLION DOLLARS It was written very well and was actually uite entertaining


  7. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFWhat a life Wittman lived as an undercover FBI agent hunting down stolen treasures I ‘m amazed he was able to use the same undercover name for twenty years without the bad guys catchi


  8. Christine Christine says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFThis book almost feels bipolar At times it is a very good book about the stealing of art Other times it is a personal story about an FBI a


  9. Kai Kai says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFI've always wanted to be a secret agent but never could identify with law enforcement types Confessing his odd man o


  10. Jonathan Lopez Jonathan Lopez says:

    MOBI Robert K. Wittman Ë Ë Priceless ePUB ✓ priceless ebok, Priceless PDFIn this stunning autobiography former FBI undercover agent Robert K Wittman details his 20 year career investigating the murky world of art theft Adopting the false but carefully documented identity of Bob Clay a shady art dealer with a taste for contraband Wittman successfully infiltrated domestic and international criminal networks to recover than 225 million worth of stolen cultural property — items ranging from a Rembrandt self portrait to an original copy of the US Bill of RightsWittman also came closer than anyone else in the world to unraveling the mysterious 1990 robbery at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum His encounters with criminals closely associated with the theft make for some of the most riveting chapters in the book providing new and surprising information about the heist and the probable whereabouts of the Gardner's missing Rembrandt and Vermeer The rest of my review is available online here


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