Scams, Scandals and Skulduggery: A Selection of the World's Most Outrageous Frauds

Scams, Scandals and Skulduggery: A Selection of the World's Most Outrageous Frauds

by Andreas Schroeder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780771079528
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date: 04/20/1996
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Andreas Schroeder has published over a dozen books, including File of Uncertainties (poetry), The Late Man (short fiction), Dust Ship Glory (novel), and The Eleventh Commandment (translation). His memoir, Shaking It Rough, was nominated for the Governor General’s Award in 1976. His fiction and poetry have been included in over forty anthologies, and his byline has appeared in most Canadian magazines and newspapers. In 1991 he was awarded the Canadian Association of Journalists’ Best Investigative Journalism Award.

In addition to his writing, he has been a regular broadcaster for CBC Radio most notably on “Basic Black” and a tireless crusader for writers’ benefits in Canada. He served as Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Canada in 1975-76, and as the founding Chair of Canada’s Public Lending Right Commission in 1986-88. Andreas Schroeder also holds the MacLean-Hunter Chair in Creative Non-fiction at U.B.C’s Creative Writing Program.

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