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The Resource Duped! : true stories of the world's best swindlers, Andreas Schroeder ; illustrations by Rémy Simard

Duped! : true stories of the world's best swindlers, Andreas Schroeder ; illustrations by Rémy Simard

Label
Duped! : true stories of the world's best swindlers
Title
Duped!
Title remainder
true stories of the world's best swindlers
Statement of responsibility
Andreas Schroeder ; illustrations by Rémy Simard
Title variation
  • True stories of the world's greatest intrigues
  • Duped!
Title variation remainder
true stories of the worlds best swindlers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides details of some of the biggest swindles in history, illustrated with comic-style illustrations, including the "War of the Worlds" broadcast, the discovery of two supposedly new Shakespeare plays, and the discovery of a tribe of Stone Age cave-dwellers in the Philippines
Member of
Summary
Eight true stories of swindlers and swindling.
Writing style
Illustration
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10028752
Cataloging source
NLC
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1946-
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Schroeder, Andreas
Dewey number
364.16/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6691
LC item number
.S333 2011
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Simard, Rémy
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True
Series statement
It actually happened
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  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fraud
  • Hoaxes
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fraud
  • Hoaxes
Target audience
juvenile
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true stories of the world's best swindlers
Label
Duped! : true stories of the world's best swindlers, Andreas Schroeder ; illustrations by Rémy Simard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book is the first in the It actually happened series"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index
Contents
Introduction : too good to be true? -- The Tasaday : Stone Age cave dwellers of the Philippines -- The great Shakespeare forgery -- War of the worlds : a Martian invasion -- The Prince of Humbug -- Instant globe circling-just add water -- Operation Bernhard -- La Grande Th́erèse steps out -- Good vibrations
Control code
ocn709668207
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
157 p.
Isbn
9781554513512
Other physical details
ill.,
System control number
(OCoLC)709668207
Label
Duped! : true stories of the world's best swindlers, Andreas Schroeder ; illustrations by Rémy Simard
Publication
Note
"This book is the first in the It actually happened series"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-153) and index
Contents
Introduction : too good to be true? -- The Tasaday : Stone Age cave dwellers of the Philippines -- The great Shakespeare forgery -- War of the worlds : a Martian invasion -- The Prince of Humbug -- Instant globe circling-just add water -- Operation Bernhard -- La Grande Th́erèse steps out -- Good vibrations
Control code
ocn709668207
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
157 p.
Isbn
9781554513512
Other physical details
ill.,
System control number
(OCoLC)709668207

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