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text Empire of deception : the incredible story of a master swindler who seduced a city and captivated the nation

Summary
"It was a time of unregulated madness. And nowhere was it madder than in Chicago at the dawn of the Roaring Twenties ... Enter a slick, smooth-talking, charismatic lawyer named Leo Koretz, who enticed hundreds of people ... to invest as much as $3... Read more
Contents
Our Ponzi -- Ambitions -- The law -- The gamble -- The dupe -- The big idea -- The syndicate -- The hanging judge -- The sting -- The confidence man -- The crime fighter -- The bubble -- The flight -- The smash -- The sensation -- The double life ... Read more
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Description
x, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2015

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TADL-WOOD 921 KORETZ, LEO ROB in Adult Non-fiction Available
TADL-PCL B KORETZ in Adult Available

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