A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York

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Meet George Appo, pickpocket, con man, mayor of underworld New York in the late 19th century. In Appo's world, child pickpockets swarmed the crowded streets, addicts drifted in furtive opium dens, and expert swindlers worked the lucrative green-goods game. 60 illustrations.

A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York 2007, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393329896

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A Pickpocket's Tale: The Underworld of Nineteenth-Century New York 2006, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393061901

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