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A treasury of deception: Liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes and frauds

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We may say that honesty is the best policy, but history—to say nothing of business, politics, and the media—suggests otherwise. In this infinitely citable book, the author of two bestselling treasuries of scandal recounts some of the greatest deceptions of all time. With what forged document did the Vatican lay claim to much of Europe? Who wrote Hitler's diaries? Why do millions still believe the vague doggerel that Nostradamus passed off as prophecy? Organizing his material by theme (con artists, the press, military trickery, scientific fraud, imposters, great escapes, and more), Michael Farquhar takes in everything from the hoodwinking of Hitler to Vincent "the Chin" Gigante's thirty-year crazy act. A Treasury of Deception is a zestful, gossipy exposé—and celebration—of mendacity. A Treasury of Deception also includes: Ten tricksters from scripture Ten great liars in literature Ten egregious examples of modern American doublespeak Ten classic deceptions from Greek mythology
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History
Humor (Nonfiction)
Impostors and imposture -- History -- Case studies
Nonfiction
Politics
title_displayA treasury of deception : liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes, and frauds
title_fullA treasury of deception : liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes, and frauds / Michael Farquhar
A treasury of deception : liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes, and frauds [electronic resource] / Michael Farquhar
A treasury of deception [electronic resource] : Liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes and frauds. Michael Farquhar
A treasury of deception [electronic resource] : liars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes, and frauds / Michael Farquhar
title_shortA treasury of deception
title_subLiars, misleaders, hoodwinkers, and the extraordinary true stories of history's greatest hoaxes, fakes and frauds
topic_facetDeception
History
Humor (Nonfiction)
Impostors and imposture
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Politics