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Author Johnson, Kirk Wallace.

Title The feather thief [Overdrive electronic resource] : beauty, obsession, and the natural history heist of the century / Kirk Wallace Johnson.

Imprint 2018.
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Description 1 online resource
Summary On a cool June evening in 2009, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist grabbed hundreds of bird skins - some collected 150 years earlier - and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? This is the gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's relentless pursuit of justice.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York : Viking, 2018. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 27510 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject Rist, Edwin.
Natural History Museum (London, England).
Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum (Tring, England).
Theft from museums -- England -- Case studies.
Birds -- Type specimens -- England.
Thieves -- United States -- Biography.
Zoological specimens -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Fly tying -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Genre Electronic books.
Other Form: Original 9781101981610
ISBN 9781101981627 (electronic bk)
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