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Author Tarnoff, Ben.

Title Moneymakers : the wicked lives and surprising adventures of three notorious counterfeiters / Ben Tarnoff.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.1334092 TARN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-351) and index.
Contents The confidence man -- The populist -- The patriot.
Summary Recounts how three of America's most successful counterfeiters, Owen Sullivan (worked 1720-1756), David Lewis (worked 1788-1820), and Samuel Upham (worked 1819-1885), each cunningly manipulated the political and economic realities of his day.
Subject Sullivan, Owen, -1756.
Lewis, David, 1790-1820.
Upham, Samuel C. (Samuel Curtis), 1819-1885.
Counterfeits and counterfeiting -- United States -- Case studies.
Counterfeits and counterfeiting -- United States -- History.
Variant Title Money makers.
ISBN 9781594202872 (hbk.)
1594202877 (hbk.)