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Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion

by Tori Telfer

PUBLISHED: 23rd February 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9780062956033
ANNOTATION:
"Why do we love stories about scammers so much? Journalist Tori Telfer dives into the stories of historical female con women and explains why we are so enamored by their scams"--
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PUBLISHED: 23rd February 2021 NEW RELEASE
ISBN: 9780062956033
ANNOTATION:
"Why do we love stories about scammers so much? Journalist Tori Telfer dives into the stories of historical female con women and explains why we are so enamored by their scams"--

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"Why do we love stories about scammers so much? Journalist Tori Telfer dives into the stories of historical female con women and explains why we are so enamored by their scams"--

Publisher Description

A thoroughly entertaining and darkly humorous roundup of history's notorious but often forgotten female con artists and their bold, outrageous scams--by the acclaimed author of Lady Killers. From Elizabeth Holmes and Anna Delvey to Frank Abagnale and Charles Ponzi, audacious scams and charismatic scammers continue to intrigue us as a culture. As Tori Telfer reveals in Confident Women, the art of the con has a long and venerable tradition, and its female practitioners are some of the best--or worst. In the 1700s in Paris, Jeanne de Saint-R

Product Details

Author
Tori Telfer
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Language
English
Year
2021
ISBN-10
0062956035
ISBN-13
9780062956033
Format
Paperback
Audience
General/Trade
Short Title
Confident Women
Pages
352
Subtitle
Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion
Publication Date
2021-02-23