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The Resource Fakers : an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams, H.P. Wood ; illustrated by David Clark

Fakers : an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams, H.P. Wood ; illustrated by David Clark

Label
Fakers : an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams
Title
Fakers
Title remainder
an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams
Statement of responsibility
H.P. Wood ; illustrated by David Clark
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an overview of some of the funniest, weirdest, and most influential cons, scams, and deceptions in history, looking at how the fakers do it, why people can be so easy to fool, and how readers can avoid becoming a sucker
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, H. P.
Dewey number
  • 364.16/3
  • 001.95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6691
LC item number
.P59 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960 March 19-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Clark, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoaxes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Hoaxes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Law & Crime
  • Hoaxes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fraud
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Fakers : an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams, H.P. Wood ; illustrated by David Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a tale as old as time -- Conjurers and con artists: short cons -- Just trust me: long cons -- Step right up!: carnivals and the prince of humbug -- Mysterious minds: spoon benders and psychics -- Who are you? impostors -- I want to believe: science hoaxes -- Snake oil: deception in medicine -- Gideon's trumpet: deception in war -- Believe nothing: mass media hoaxes -- Conclusion: news you can use
Control code
ocn994296651
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580897433
Lccn
2017033089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994296651
Label
Fakers : an insider's guide to cons, hoaxes, and scams, H.P. Wood ; illustrated by David Clark
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: a tale as old as time -- Conjurers and con artists: short cons -- Just trust me: long cons -- Step right up!: carnivals and the prince of humbug -- Mysterious minds: spoon benders and psychics -- Who are you? impostors -- I want to believe: science hoaxes -- Snake oil: deception in medicine -- Gideon's trumpet: deception in war -- Believe nothing: mass media hoaxes -- Conclusion: news you can use
Control code
ocn994296651
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 164 pages
Isbn
9781580897433
Lccn
2017033089
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994296651

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