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- DescriptionBilked bankers, grifted gamblers and swindled spinsters: welcome to the world of 'confidence men'. One of the most infamous of all American confidence men was Joseph 'Yellow Kid' Weil. Fixed horse races, bad real-estate deals, even a money-making machine - these were just some of the tools used by the Kid and his associates to cheat people out of their money. In this captivating tell-all autobiography, he outlines each of his elaborate schemes.
- Author BiographyJ.R. Weil: J.R. Yellow Kid Weil (18751976) was a successful confidence man working mainly out of the Chicago area. His elaborate schemes, however, took him all over the world. W.T. Brannon: W.T. Brannon was a St. Petersburg, Florida-based journalist. He passed away in 1981. Bruno Ruhland: Bruno Ruhland is the editor of AK Press's Nabat Series. He's a veteran of the Bay Area book world. Bruno is a long time employee of Moe's Books in Berkeley and the Bound Together book collective in San Francisco.
- Author(s)J. R. Weil,W.T. Brannon
- PublisherAK Press
- Date of Publication07/04/2011
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAK Press
- Weight474 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine20 mm
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