Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Double-Crossers Who Changed History
Queen Elizabeth I
President Andrew Jackson
Follow the trail of these twelve troublemakers to uncover the dishonest origins of copyright laws, the modernization of New York City, the Louvre museum in Paris, and the light bulb. Find out why the Mona Lisa is the most iconic painting in the world and who propelled her to fame. (Hint: It s not her creator, Leonardo da Vinci.) Watch empires rise and fall with the theft of a simple tea plant. Enjoy learning about how much our world owes to miscreants through the tales of these thrilling thieves "