Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Book Cover
eBook/eMedia
Author Palmer, Marnie, author.

Title Goldfinger and Me [electronic resource] : Bullets, Bullion and Betrayal : John Palmer's True Story / Marnie Palmer.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2018]
©2018

Copies

Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Access Access limited to subscribing institutions.
Summary John 'Goldfinger' Palmer was a multi-millionaire kingpin of the British underworld, who would go on to mastermind a criminal empire to dwarf any crook of his generation. Palmer hit the big time in 1983 with the Brink's-Mat gold bullion raid, netting £500 million in today's money for himself and Kenneth Noye - the biggest heist in UK criminal history at the time. While murders and lethal accidents befell at least 20 accomplices and police officers connected to the raid, Palmer somehow remained unscathed. His luck finally ran out on 24 June 2015 when he was shot six times by an assassin. The killer remains unknown and, until now, so too did most of Palmer's secrets. Few gangsters have attracted as many newspaper column inches in recent decades, but only one woman saw it all from the start and lives to tell the tale. In Goldfinger and Me, his wife Marnie lifts the lid on Palmer's rise from a deprived childhood in Birmingham to a life of yachts, private jets, helicopters, fast cars, cocaine addiction and infidelity. His criminal exploits in Tenerife as well as his links to the Hatton Garden jewellery heist are also laid bare in this explosive book.
Note Print version record.
Access Digital content provided by Freading Ebook Service.
Subject Palmer, John.
Organized crime -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Morgan, Tom, author.
Freading (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: Palmer, Marnie. Goldfinger and Me. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2018] 9780750987622 (OCoLC)1019741628
ISBN 9780750989541 (epub)
Standard No. 9780750989541

 
    
Available items only