A Burglar's Guide to the City

A Burglar's Guide to the City

Geoff Manaugh

Encompassing approximately 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's advisor to the City deals an unforeseen blueprint to the felony probabilities on this planet throughout us. you will by no means see the town an identical approach again.

At the center of A Burglar's consultant to the City is an unforeseen and exciting perception: how any development transforms whilst visible throughout the eyes of somebody hoping to wreck into it. learning structure the way in which a burglar might, Geoff Manaugh takes readers via partitions, down elevator shafts, into panic rooms, as much as the buried vaults of banks, and out around the rooftops of an unsuspecting city.

With assistance from FBI exact brokers, reformed financial institution robbers, deepest protection specialists, the L.A.P.D. Air aid department, and designers prior and current, the e-book dissects the outfitted atmosphere from each side of the legislation. even if determining padlocks or mountaineering the partitions of high-rise flats, discovering gaps in a museum's surveillance regimen or discussing domestic invasions in historic Rome, A Burglar's consultant to the City has the instruments, the stories, and the x-ray imaginative and prescient you want to see structure as not anything greater than a disadvantage that may be outwitted and undercut.

Full of real-life heists-both brilliant and absurd-A Burglar's consultant to the City guarantees readers won't ever input a financial institution back with no imagining how you can loot the vault or stroll down the road with out making plans the right getaway.

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