Charlatan

America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam

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In short, he is the most creative criminal this country has ever produced.Culminatingin a decisive courtroom confrontation that pit Brinkley against his...
SWReader
Ha scritto il 17/10/09
Not Even Close
A back cover blurb touts Pope Bock's "Charlatan" as in the same league as Erik Larsen's "The Devil in the White City". I beg to disagree. Good information when he sticks to Brinkley and Fishbein. But when he tries to describe the times, it falls apar...Continua
hldnmyown
Ha scritto il 22/04/09
SPOILER ALERT
Similar to "Devil in the White City"
A story of the ultimate flim-flam man in the time of F. Scott Fitzgerald. He was a bigger fraud than Ponzi. The crimes of John R. Brinkley ushered in the American Medical Association (AMA), modern advertising, country music & televangelism. Morris Fi...Continua

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