Fakes, Frauds & Other Malarkey: 301 Amazing Stories and How Not to Be Fooled

Fakes, Frauds & Other Malarkey: 301 Amazing Stories and How Not to Be Fooled

by Kathryn Lindskoog
     
 

Nearly everyone is deceived at one time or another. "Fakes, Frauds & Other Malarkey" is a good-natured yet passionate analysis of deception--from its innocent roots in imaginative play to the poison fruit of the cruelest scams. It offers hilarious and heartbreaking glimpses into the schemes of hoaxers in the fields of art, literature, science,medicine, exploration,…  See more details below

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Nearly everyone is deceived at one time or another. "Fakes, Frauds & Other Malarkey" is a good-natured yet passionate analysis of deception--from its innocent roots in imaginative play to the poison fruit of the cruelest scams. It offers hilarious and heartbreaking glimpses into the schemes of hoaxers in the fields of art, literature, science,medicine, exploration, education, finance and religion. This book offers special insights into the nature of spiritual fraud in history and in modern America. Even while Jesus told his followers to be as harmless as doves, he also reminded them to be as wise as serpents. Neither is easy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012214522
Publisher:
Hope Publishing House
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
253 KB

Meet the Author

Kathryn Lindskoog, M.A., has been uncovering fakes and forgeries since she was 18 years old. She has taught at Fuller Theological Seminary, Biola University and Rancho Santiago College. She is the author of "C.S. Lewis: Mere Christian" and two other books that have been Gold Medallion finalists. She now lives in Orange, California with her husband John who is a history teacher.

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