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Confident women : swindlers, grifters, and shapeshifters of the feminine persuasion  Cover Image Book Book

Confident women : swindlers, grifters, and shapeshifters of the feminine persuasion

Telfer, Tori (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780062956033
  • ISBN: 0062956035
  • ISBN: 0063065134
  • ISBN: 9780063065130
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-336).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Charming -- The glitterati. Jeanne de Saint-Rémy ; Cassie Chadwick ; Wang Ti -- The seers. The spiritualists ; Fu Futtam ; Rose Marks -- The fabulists. The Anastasias ; Roxie Ann Rice ; The tragediennes ; Bonny Lee Bakley -- The drifters. Lauretta J. Williams ; Margaret Lydia Burton ; Sante Kimes -- Conclusion: Confident.
Summary, etc.: "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"--
Subject: Swindlers and swindling
Swindlers and swindling Biography
Women Psychology
Women in popular culture
Swindlers and swindling
Women in popular culture
Women Psychology
Genre: Biographies.

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