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The confidence game : why we fall for It ... every time

Author: Maria Konnikova
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artistsand the people who fall for their cons over and over again."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Konnikova
ISBN: 9780143109877 9780525427414 0525427414 0143109871
OCLC Number: 942533305
Notes: Originally published in 2016 by Viking Penguin.
Description: x, 340 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The grifter and the mark --
The put-up --
The play --
The rope --
The tale --
The convincer --
The breakdown --
The send and the touch --
The blow-off and the fix --
The (real) oldest profession.
Responsibility: Maria Konnikova.

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"A compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artistsand the people who fall for their cons over and over again."

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