True Stories of the World's Best SwindlersBook - 2011
As long as there have been people willing to believe the unbelievable, people have been duped. In the best storytelling tradition, readers can follow the tales of: How the Nazis planned to destroy the British economy during World War II by flooding the world with millions of fake British banknotes How an infamous radio broadcast had American citizens convinced that Martians were invading the country How one of the 20th century's most elaborate scams -- conducting tours to the lost Tasaday tribe in the Philippines -- fooled the world's media and top scientists for nearly a decade and much more.
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, 2011
Branch Call Number: S
Characteristics: 157 p. : ill