The Resource A burglar's guide to the city, Geoff Manaugh

A burglar's guide to the city, Geoff Manaugh

Label
A burglar's guide to the city
Title
A burglar's guide to the city
Statement of responsibility
Geoff Manaugh
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City is an unexpected and thrilling insight: how any building transforms when seen through the eyes of someone hoping to break into it. Studying architecture the way a burglar would, Geoff Manaugh takes readers through walls, down elevator shafts, into panic rooms, up to the buried vaults of banks, and out across the rooftops of an unsuspecting city. With the help of FBI Special Agents, reformed bank robbers, private security consultants, the LAPD Air Support Division, and architects past and present, the book dissects the built environment from both sides of the law. Whether picking padlocks or climbing the walls of high-rise apartments, finding gaps in a museum's surveillance routine or discussing home invasions in ancient Rome, A Burglar's Guide to the City has the tools, the tales, and the x-ray vision you need to see architecture as nothing more than an obstacle that can be outwitted and undercut."--
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manaugh, Geoff
Dewey number
364.16/22
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6648
LC item number
.M35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burglary
  • Burglary
  • Burglars
  • Crime prevention
  • Architecture
Label
A burglar's guide to the city, Geoff Manaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Looking at architecture through the eyes of a Burglar"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edtion.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780771059131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930042173
  • (OCoLC)ocn930042173
Label
A burglar's guide to the city, Geoff Manaugh
Publication
Note
"Looking at architecture through the eyes of a Burglar"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edtion.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780771059131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930042173
  • (OCoLC)ocn930042173

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