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Author Howard, David, 1967-

Title Lost rights : the misadventures of a stolen American relic / David Howard.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.78 HOW    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    973.78 HOW    Available
Description 344 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-344).
Contents A break in -- The natural -- The four-dollar treasure -- The grain man -- Best friends -- The document hunter -- The leaves of the sybil -- Strangers -- The art dealer -- The bookseller -- The buyer -- A revelation -- Time runneth not against the king -- The joy of illegitimate possession -- Nowhere fast -- The sky's the limit -- Just a regular guy -- Deception -- Special delivery -- The thump on the door -- Blowback -- The great divide -- Another way -- Postscript.
Subject United States. Constitution. 1st-10th Amendments.
Lost articles -- North Carolina -- History.
Theft of relics -- North Carolina -- History.
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- United States.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
ISBN 9780618826070 : $26.00
0618826076

 
    
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