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11 edition of The Modern Con Man found in the catalog.

The Modern Con Man

How to Get Something for Nothing

by Todd Robbins

  • 245 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Humor / General,
  • Humor,
  • Fraud,
  • Swindlers and swindling

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12443756M
    ISBN 10159691453X
    ISBN 109781596914537
    OCLC/WorldCa182621498

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“The Modern Con Man: How To Get Something for Nothing aims to effect a renaissance in these peculiarly American dark arts.

These gentlemen are experts in the pool-hall hustle, the train-station grift, the boozy bar bet and every other sort of elegantly fixed wager from days of yore--with a modern twist.” ― Metromix Los Angeles/5(41). Whether it's winning $50 on a bar bet, scoring seats closer to the fifty-yard line, or finagling a free meal, The Modern Con Man ensures that /5.

About The Modern Con Man Whether it's winning $50 on a bar bet, scoring seats closer to the fifty-yard line, or finagling a free meal, The Modern Con Man ensures that aspiring low-risk grifters will always come out on top.

Filled with humorous facts and tables, a glossary of con terms, illustrations, the history of the con, and easy-to-follow swindles, The Modern Con Man is a hilarious and endlessly entertaining collection of safe, fun, and mostly legal cons for the natural-born prankster in all of us.

Pages - 5/5(1). Synopsis Whether it's winning $50 on a bar bet, scoring seats closer to the fifty-yard line, or finagling a free meal, The Modern Con Man ensures that Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. "Since I began putting the information inside THE MODERN CON MAN to good use, I have made $12, and lost 7 friends, and all this in only 36 hours.

Totally worth it. This book may not make you smarter or more handsome, but it sure as hell will make you a. Todd Robbins, author of "The Modern Con Man: How to Get Something for Nothing," teaches would-be swindlers how to get on the grift.” —The Guide / Los Angeles Times “A handy, illustrated manual for would-be artists of deception.

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