Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion

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Price
$26.99  $24.83
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.1 X 1.3 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063065130

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About the Author

Tori Telfer is a writer and editor who has worked on everything from children's literary magazines to product copy for artisanal German manicure tools. She graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University and went on to work in publishing, teaching, and academic editing. Her work has appeared on Salon, Jezebel, The Hairpin, B&Nbook blog, in Vice, and more.

Reviews

Whether she's describing women pretending to be doctors, socialites, or just another nice lady who desperately needed help, Telfer dishes up their scandalous schemes for true-crime fans to relish.--Booklist
Grifters! Fake Heiresses! Phony Royalty! Imposter Chinese Princelings! Faux Ghostbusters and More! The brilliantly crazy conniving women in CONFIDENT WOMEN have a helluva lot of nerve--and I love it!

--Marisa Acocella, New York Times best selling author of Cancer Vixen, Ann Tenna and The Big She-Bang: The Herstory of the Universe According to God the Mother
Readers who appreciate a well-executed sting will enjoy this thoroughly researched yet breezy guide to notorious women.--Library Journal