Scams! : : ten stories that explore some of the most outrageous swindlers and tricksters of all time

Title Scams! : : ten stories that explore some of the most outrageous swindlers and tricksters of all time
Names Schroeder, Andreas.
Book Number BRG00744
Title Status In Process
Medium Braille
Annotation Ten true tales of outrageous trickery. Includes how a group of Germans perpetrated one of the biggest, most sophisticated banknote counterfeiting schemes ever seen; how the world was fooled for nearly a decade when a "lost tribe" was discovered in the Philippines; and how Donald Crowhurst almost won the first round-the-world yacht race without ever leaving the Atlantic Ocean. Some descriptions of violence. For junior and senior high school readers. Winner of the 2005 Red Maple Award. 2004. Marrakesh title.
Local Subject Contracted braille
Crime & True Detective - CRI
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Contains violence.
LC Subject Fraud - Case studies
Fraud
Swindlers and swindling - Case studies
Swindlers and swindling
Nonfiction
Braille books
Case studies
True crime stories
Call Number 364.163 YNF
Language English
Released 2004
Publication Info Toronto : CNIB, 2004
Original Publication Transcription of: Toronto : Annick Press, 2004. 1550378538
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