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Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World's Most Coveted Masterpiece

Author: Noah Charney

Narrator: John Allen Nelson

Unabridged: 10 hr 30 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 12/14/2010

Genre: Art - History

Synopsis

The gripping, six-century history of the world's most frequently stolen masterpiece, as told by Noah Charney, whom the New York Times Magazine called a pioneer in "apply[ing] to art thefts the techniques of criminal profiling."

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