"A Lesson for the Unitiated - Three-Card Monte Players on Coney Beach" by Frank Leslie 1867

Further Reading: SWINDLE

“A Lesson for the Unitiated – Three-Card Monte Players on Coney Beach” by Frank Leslie 1867

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Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fakeby Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding 

Old Mother Mandelbaum & her School for Thieves

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The Rube Act: Canada Bill Jones & the Three Card Monte

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Leonardo, Machiavelli & the Plot to Steal the Arno River

Stealing Portugal…from Itself? The Criminal Cunning of Artur Virgilio Alves Reis

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 Greed, Misdirection & Forgeries: How Tino De Angelis scammed Wall Street

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For each salon, we invite our speakers to share the resources and interesting reading they came across in researching their talk, so that we can all dig more deeply. This reading list was compiled by Odd Salon with Lilia Gutnik, Christian Cagigal, Lindsay Lelivelt, Richard Cody Nichols, Chris Carrico, and John J. Kaufman. Thank you!