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Seven Million: A Cop, a Priest, a Soldier for the IRA, and the Still-Unsolved Rochester Brink's Heist
Gary CraigE-book: $14.99
The book is divided into three sections - an exciting police procedural start-off, as the robbery and its aftermath are detailed, and the long stakeouts involved in finding the right combination of men and missing money; then a detailed examination of the Irish and IRA connections that may or may not hold clues; and finally the story of Gibbons, a boxer on the skids whose saga carries undeniably romantic and bittersweet hues.
—Democrat and Chronicle
If you talk to journalists who have worked in Rochester, many will tell you that Gary Craig is one of the finest news reporters ever to carry a notebook in that city.
A priest, an Irish revolutionary, and an ex-cop walk into a bar-no, it’s not the setup for a joke, it’s the premise of Gary Craig’s thrilling nonfiction heist narrative. Finally, this story has been told in all its glory. Using superlative research, and written in the style of a hard-boiled thriller, Seven Million will keep you up at night. Sheer entertainment. . . . Read this book!
—T. J. English, New York Times–bestselling author of Where the Bodies Were Buried and The Westies
One of the biggest and most mysterious heists of our age finally has an account to match its scale and ambition. Gary Craig’s Seven Million investigates every aspect of this amazing story with a reporter’s obsession and with uncommon grace.
—Robert Kolker, author of Lost Girls
Gary Craig weaves this fascinating story into a book you can’t put down.
—Georgia Durante, author of The Company She Keeps
GARY CRAIG is a reporter on the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle’s Watchdog team, focusing on public safety and criminal justice. He has followed and written about the Brink’s depot heist for over twenty years. He has won numerous state and national journalism awards. This is his first book.