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The Steal by Rachel Shteir

The Steal

  • Paperback $16.00

    May 29, 2012 | 272 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Jun 30, 2011 | 272 Pages

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“Author Rachel Shteir…[presents] a complex view of shoplifting in her richly researched, dry-witted book.” — THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

"Tantalizing enough that you’ll not to want to put the book down — especially if you’re inclined to lift it.” — NPR

Intelligent…[Shteir] captures her subject from every angle.” — NEW YORK TIMES

Eye-opening and unnerving.” — THE DAILY BEAST

“A serious study of shoplifting…Shteir is an expert at exploring cultural phenomena previously ignored by academia…” — CHICAGO Magazine

 “Shteir’s fascination for the topic and sense of humor are infectious, and make her history of this curious, understudied crime compulsively readable.” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred)

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