The Modern Con Man
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The Modern Con Man

3.17 of 5 stars 3.17  ·  rating details  ·  42 ratings  ·  4 reviews
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, this is the perfect gift for the hidden fli...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published December 8th 2008 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published April 1st 2008)
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Duke Cullinan
Stupid book. Really just a compendium of mostly below average bar bets. Seems like a bunch of chaff the author culled from his website (if such site exists). Pretty layout, however.
Rob Sharp
Nov 28, 2013 Rob Sharp marked it as gave-up-on  ·  review of another edition
Still haven't moved on from here, this Kindle version of this book suffers from a lot of formatting problems which has put me right off. Giving up on this for the time being, may revisit later.
Fun and silly, but ultimately mean-spirited.
Jon Bristow
A little too silly for me.
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