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A treasury of deception : liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes, and frauds

Author: Michael Farquhar; Johnny Heller
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Conmen, tricksters, charlatans, impostors, and down right liars seeking wealth, 15 minutes of fame, or the alleviation of blam rely upon the maxim that "there's a sucker born every minute." A tribe of Stone Age people is discovered in the Philippines, animals in the Central Park Zoo have escaped and are attacking New Yorkers, and P.T. Barnum displays the amazing Feejee Mermaid. History is filled with examples of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Farquhar; Johnny Heller
ISBN: 1423720865 9781423720867
OCLC Number: 61347120
Notes: Audio file.
Performer(s): Narrated by Johhny Heller.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 30 min.))
Responsibility: Michael Farquhar.

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Conmen, tricksters, charlatans, impostors, and down right liars seeking wealth, 15 minutes of fame, or the alleviation of blam rely upon the maxim that "there's a sucker born every minute." A tribe of Stone Age people is discovered in the Philippines, animals in the Central Park Zoo have escaped and are attacking New Yorkers, and P.T. Barnum displays the amazing Feejee Mermaid. History is filled with examples of the media, governments, and churches falling for as well as employing deceit.

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