King Con: The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor

King Con: The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor

The spellbinding tale of virtuosic hustler Edgar Laplante--a Tom Ripley-meets-Jay Gatsby king of Jazz Age con artists, whose spectacular downfall came because he began to be seduced by his own lies. For the devilishly handsome erstwhile vaudeville singer Edgar Laplante, the summer of 1923 was a prelude to one of the twentieth-century's most extraordinary adventures--an The spellbinding tale of virtuosic hustler Edgar Laplante--a Tom Ripley-meets-Jay Gatsby king of Jazz Age con artists, who...

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Title:King Con: The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age's Greatest Impostor
Author:Paul Willetts
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Genres:History
ISBN:0451495810
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:368 pages pages