GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
York : Ballantine Books, 1975.
story about a train robbery in the mid nineteenth century. The mysterious
Edward Pierce plans this cunning robbery for a fortune. A robbery during
this time took months of planning and obtaining imperative information
and objects. This robbery took place a decade before the innovative dynamite
so Pierce and his comrades had to obtain four keys to the safes where the
money would be kept. It was especially frustrating for Pierce when the
railroad company needed to fix the safes and delayed the date of the robbery.
To find out what happens to Pierce and the money, read THE GREAT TRAIN
ROBBERY by Michael Crichton. (Eugene C., 8th grade student, Rundlett Middle
School, Concord, New Hampshire)
Train robberies-- Fiction
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
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