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The mark inside : a perfect swindle, a cunning revenge, and a small history of the big con / Amy Reading.

Reading, Amy. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780307272485
  • ISBN: 0307272486
  • Description: 290 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Available copies

  • 10 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HV 6695 .R43 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-276) and index.
Contents Note: Confidence -- Benjamin Franklin's disciples -- Cowboy justice -- Humbug -- Double-crossings -- A small history of the big con -- The con never dies -- The making of a confidence kingpin -- The machine and the sting -- The raid -- Pure speculation -- The showdown -- The mark inside.
Summary: A narrative history of con artistry in America documents the early twentieth-century efforts of J. Frank Norfleet to track down a gang of confidence men who swindled him out of everything he had.
Subject: Norfleet, J. Frank, 1864-1967.
Swindlers and swindling > United States > History.

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