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The Feather Thief

Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

Kirk Wallace Johnson

On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeo...
Publish Date
2019
April 23
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4.02
ISBN
9781101981634
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