Books tagged: hoaxes

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Orson Welles War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast October 30, 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Columnist Dorothy Thompson believed Orson Welles deserved the Congressional Medal for his War of the Worlds broadcast. She believed this because the fear and panic produced prompted an awareness of the power of demagoguery to influence masses of people. Broadcast on Halloween Eve in 1938 it happened during an era when Hitler and Mussolini threatened world peace. The story made headlines for days.
Twice Seven
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ben Bova's universe is always more than the sum of its parts...
The Captivated Audience: Hoaxes, Illusions, and the Biblical Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
This book explores the Lunar Landing of 1969, Antarctica, Genesis and so many more interesting topics. However, this book is one that will spark a certain je ne sais quoi, and it will implore you to question some of the theories that we have been indoctrinated to believe as truth. Moreover, picking up this book from the first page to the last will challenge and engage your brain 100% of the time.
Las Estafas Digitales
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: Spanish. Published: May 30, 2016 by IT Campus Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Internet ha crecido exponencialmente en la última década, y con el ello el comercio electrónico, pero lo que es peor, el fraude y el engaño también ha crecido exponencialmente conjuntamente al comercio electrónico.
A Common Sense Appraisal of Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The theory of evolution is just smoke and mirrors . This short examines the details/circumstances of evolution that support that conclusion. When you look at the details and circumstances, evolution is not possible.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
Lying Through His Teeth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Jack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Stories of True and Successful Gambling Stings, Scams and Outsmarting the System. Reads like fiction-Beat the Casino; Chuck Berry, the Greatest Horse; The Poker Game; The Bakerville Run; Vegas, The Man!; Pete Chaser *** Did Yusef make his quarter of a million? Oh no. He never made a quarter of a million at all. The fact of the matter is that he made much more. The horse, on which he wanted to bet.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
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?
American Goliath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,880. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » 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.