The Resource Ultimate Book of Impostors : Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds, (electronic resource)

Ultimate Book of Impostors : Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds, (electronic resource)

Label
Ultimate Book of Impostors : Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds
Title
Ultimate Book of Impostors
Title remainder
Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Think You Know Who Your Friends Are? Think again... From Mata Hari to D. B. Cooper, history is littered with people pretending to be someone else. Some go undetected for years, cultivating their false identities so skillfully, even their spouses don't know. Other frauds go up in flames after one misstep. The Ultimate Book of Impostors presents the astonishing true stories behind over one hundred of the craziest and funniest phonies in history, including: ?A fake French government official who managed to sell the
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Ian
Dewey number
  • 364.16
  • 364.163
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6751 .G73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fraud
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Social status
  • Fraud
  • Impostors and imposture -- History
  • Social status -- Case studies
  • TRUE CRIME / Hoaxes & Deceptions
  • World
Label
Ultimate Book of Impostors : Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3B5D21ED-78D8-473D-A665-D8A69D88E308
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: To Be...or To Be Someone Else; 1. Serial Offenders; 2. Gender Benders; 3. False Heirs; 4. Fugitives from Justice; 5. Frauds and Freebooters; 6. Imitation Indians; 7. Fabulous Fantasists; 8. Spooks and Cops; 9. A Miscellany of Mimics; Conclusion; Recommended Reading; Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Back Cover
Control code
ocn861559513
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402288685
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861559513
Label
Ultimate Book of Impostors : Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3B5D21ED-78D8-473D-A665-D8A69D88E308
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: To Be...or To Be Someone Else; 1. Serial Offenders; 2. Gender Benders; 3. False Heirs; 4. Fugitives from Justice; 5. Frauds and Freebooters; 6. Imitation Indians; 7. Fabulous Fantasists; 8. Spooks and Cops; 9. A Miscellany of Mimics; Conclusion; Recommended Reading; Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Back Cover
Control code
ocn861559513
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (320 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402288685
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861559513

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