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    Title
    Fakers
    Subtitle
    Hoaxers, Con Artists, Counterfeiters, and Other Pretenders
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Maliszewski
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 245
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 355 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781595584229
    ISBN 10: 1595584226
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15710
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, SOC000000
    Ingram Subject Code: NC
    Libri: I-NC
    DC22: 813/.4
    BISAC V2.8: TRU000000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 001.95
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CT9980 .M155 2008
    Publisher
    The New Press
    Imprint name
    The New Press
    Publication date
    11 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    [...] Fakers is packed with plenty of shaggy-dog stories about elaborate hoaxes-in 1999, a man named Joey Skaggs created a company called Final Curtain that promised to build cemeteries complete with restaurants and gift shops. Lesser writers could be tempted to coast on the sheer novelty of these stories. But Maliszewski has a curious mind and a sharp pen, so his book becomes a lot more. Of course, that's assuming we can trust him. -- Jonathan Messinger