The Resource Charlatan : America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam, Pope Brock, (electronic resource)

Charlatan : America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam, Pope Brock, (electronic resource)

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Charlatan : America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam
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Charlatan
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America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam
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Pope Brock
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eng
Summary
The rise and fall of the greatest medical con man of all time.This is the enormously entertaining story of how a fraudulent surgeon made a fortune by inserting goats' testes into impotent American men. "Doctor" John Brinkley became a world renowned authority on sexual rejuvenation in the 1920s, with famous politicians and even royalty asking for his services. His nemesis was Dr. Morris Fishbein, editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association, but it took him fifteen years to destroy Brinkley in a dramatic courtroom showdown. In the meantime, despite mounting evidence that his quack treatments killed many patients, Brinkley became a millionaire, and his pioneering use of radio not only kick-started country music as a national force in America but also invented the whole concept of radio advertising. He became the first politician to campaign over the airwaves when he ran for governor of Kansas
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Brock, Pope
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Read by Johnny Heller
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  • Heller, Johnny
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  • Quacks and quackery
  • Physicians
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adult
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Charlatan : America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam, Pope Brock, (electronic resource)
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MWT10755534
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
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9781400126071
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MWT10755534
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Label
Charlatan : America's most dangerous huckster, the man who pursued him, and the age of flimflam, Pope Brock, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10755534
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400126071
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755534
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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