The Museum of Hoaxes: A History of Outrageous Pranks and Deceptions by Alex Boese
The Museum of Hoaxes takes you on a tour of hundreds of documented hoaxes, many collected here for the first time.
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Format: Trade paperback
Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, unread overstock copy, remainder marked
Pages: 266pp, 2003 edition
Read about the curiosities and cons of the most notorious hornswogglers and flimflam men of the nineteenth century; be astounded at the imposters, pretenders, and tricksters of the twentieth.
The Queen of England, Jimmy Carter, the editors of The New York Times - no one is immune to the cunning of history's hoaxers. From the origin of April Fools' Day to the Taco Liberty Bell, from Bigfoot to the War of the Worlds- and filled with photographs and illustrations - The Museum of Hoaxes is "as entertaining as it is well researched"
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