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The Resource Con man : a master swindler's own story, J.R. Weil ; as told to W.T. Brannon ; with an afterword by Saul Bellow

Con man : a master swindler's own story, J.R. Weil ; as told to W.T. Brannon ; with an afterword by Saul Bellow

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Con man : a master swindler's own story
Title
Con man
Title remainder
a master swindler's own story
Statement of responsibility
J.R. Weil ; as told to W.T. Brannon ; with an afterword by Saul Bellow
Title variation
Con man
Title variation remainder
a master swindlers own story
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
The personal story of Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil, originally published in 1948, recounts his dealings as a confidence man who tricked the public out of more than eight million dollars through bogus oil deals, fixed races, phony investment opportunities, counterfeiting schemes, and more. Reprint
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230106
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DLC
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Weil, J. R.
Dewey number
  • 364.163092
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Brannon, W. T.
  • Bellow, Saul
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True
Series statement
Library of larceny
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  • Weil, J. R.
  • Swindlers and swindling
Target audience
adult
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a master swindler's own story
Label
Con man : a master swindler's own story, J.R. Weil ; as told to W.T. Brannon ; with an afterword by Saul Bellow
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Publication
Note
Originally published: "Yellow Kid" Weil: the autobiography of America's master swindler, as told to W.T. Brannon: Chicago: Ziff-Davis Pub. Co., 1948
Contents
Early adventures in Chicanery -- Chicanery in Chicago -- A tip for Mr. Macallister -- How to beat the horses -- Two Unwary strangers -- From nags to riches -- Giving away real estate -- The get-rich-quick bank -- Red letter days -- Millionaires and murder -- I tried to go straight -- Easy money on rainy days -- A deal with Father Flanagan -- Some credit-and lots of cash -- The man with a beard -- The Faro Bank pay-off -- Meet me in St. Louis -- The law catches up -- Magic money -- The Hotel Martinique -- The Leavenworth Country Club -- The comtesse and the kid -- The case of the refugee -- A proposition for A. Hitler -- Tricks of the trade -- The little things count -- Where the money went -- The last word
Control code
ocm54007151
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Broadway Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 334 p.
Isbn
9780767917377
Lccn
2004040658
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-1832
Label
Con man : a master swindler's own story, J.R. Weil ; as told to W.T. Brannon ; with an afterword by Saul Bellow
Publication
Note
Originally published: "Yellow Kid" Weil: the autobiography of America's master swindler, as told to W.T. Brannon: Chicago: Ziff-Davis Pub. Co., 1948
Contents
Early adventures in Chicanery -- Chicanery in Chicago -- A tip for Mr. Macallister -- How to beat the horses -- Two Unwary strangers -- From nags to riches -- Giving away real estate -- The get-rich-quick bank -- Red letter days -- Millionaires and murder -- I tried to go straight -- Easy money on rainy days -- A deal with Father Flanagan -- Some credit-and lots of cash -- The man with a beard -- The Faro Bank pay-off -- Meet me in St. Louis -- The law catches up -- Magic money -- The Hotel Martinique -- The Leavenworth Country Club -- The comtesse and the kid -- The case of the refugee -- A proposition for A. Hitler -- Tricks of the trade -- The little things count -- Where the money went -- The last word
Control code
ocm54007151
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Broadway Books trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 334 p.
Isbn
9780767917377
Lccn
2004040658
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-1832

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