Can I See Your I.D.?: True Stories of False Identities by Chris Barton

By Chris Barton

Actual crime, desperation, fraud, and experience: From the impoverished younger girl who enchanted nineteenth-century British society as a fake Asian princess, to the sixteen-year-old boy who "stole" a subway educate in 1993, to the lonely yet shrewdpermanent Frank Abagnale of Catch Me should you Can popularity, those ten vignettes supply riveting perception into awesome masquerades. photo panels draw you into the exploits of those pretenders, and meticulously researched info maintain you at the fringe of your seat. every one scene is gifted within the moment individual, a different perspective that actually locations you contained in the faker's brain. With motivations that come with survival, fable, and simple, outdated greed, the psychology of deception hasn't ever been so interesting or so shut at hand.

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