Books tagged: hoaxes

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American Goliath
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The story of America's greatest hoax, "the Cardiff Giant"—shows up even the legendary. P.T.Barnum! All with a fantastical twist from award-winning author Harvey Jacobs. "An inspired novel." —TIME Magazine. "A masterpiece...arguably this year's best novel." —Kirkus Reviews.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
The Amazing Adventures of Cedric; Book I: History in the Faking
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Price: Free! Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Cedric needs to find a way to put his small town on the map, or he's going to be the only twelve-year-old left. So Cedric, his best friend Max, and Max's sister Rachel, concoct an elaborate hoax. They make a fake Egyptian tablet, hide it, and wait for it to be unearthed. But once discovered, things quickly get out of hand ... maybe even dangerous?
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.