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Fascinating true story of a major art theft in Minneapolis Rubenstein is a terrific journalist and dug deep to trace the story of these stolen paintings around the world over 20 years He meets with criminals and FBI agents to do his research, and he comes up with a picture of the underground art world that I have never seen This story is a fun read and a real education This book contains a lot of information on theft of art in America as it was back in the 1970s and 80s It makes you wonder. A wonderful look at the uncompromising search for an American treasure I was looking at this book to see how I could incorporate it into my American Literature curriculum, and I found Chapter 16 to be a helpful reference for the way in which Rockwell affected the public with his perspective on America There was also valuable information in Chapter 22, which told of the turning point in his relationship with the Saturday Evening Post This book is worth the three or four hours it took to read. An interesting book about the biggest art theft in Minnesota history A little confusing at times, but nevertheless an entertaining and quick read. A fast and interesting read But the stolen Rockwells don t really figure into it until half way through. `READ E-PUB ☠ The Rockwell Heist ☂ InSeven Norman Rockwell Paintings And A Supposed Renoir, Later Discovered To Be A Forgery, Were Stolen From Elayne Galleries In St Louis Park It Is Still The Biggest Theft In Minnesota History, And No One Was Ever Convicted For The Crime This Is The Story Of The Theft, The Investigation, And The Twenty Year Quest To Return The Art To Its Rightful OwnersThe FBI Suspected An Inside Job Was It The Scrappy Working Mother Who Owned The Gallery The Owner Of One Of The Paintings, Who Had A Checkered Past Was A Band Of Well Known And Very Talented Minneapolis Burglars Involved And What About Organized Crime, Which Had The Channels And Expertise To Fence The Works Or To Hold Them Hostage Tantalizing Threads Tied The Case To The Theft Of Another Stolen Forgery In New York City But A Sting Operation Fell Short, And The Trail For Recovering The Works Ran Cold The Bureau S Search For The Paintings Stopped, And It Closed The Case In Gallery Owner Elayne Lindberg And Her Daughter Bonnie, Motivated In Part By Their Desire To Clear Elayne S Name, Continued The Hunt Their Story Moves To Shady Connections And The International Trade In Stolen Art, Through Portugal, Argentina, Las Vegas, And Brazil, Before Its Final Dramatic ResolutionBruce Rubenstein, A Twin Cities Writer And Editor Who Has Covered Crime And Politics Since The S, Is The Author Of Greed, Rage, And Love Gone Wrong He Has Received Numerous Awards For Investigative Journalism