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A Treasury Of Deception

Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, And The Extraordinary True Stories Of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes, And Frauds

by Michael Farquhar

Paperback, 287 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 |

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A Treasury Of Deception
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Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, And The Extraordinary True Stories Of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes, And Frauds
Author
Michael Farquhar

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Presents a look at some of the greatest deceptions in history, from the forged document that the Vatican used to lay claim to much of Europe, to the authorship of Hitler's diaries, to other great con artists, imposters, and scientific frauds.