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Tricky Vic : the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower / Greg Pizzoli.

Pizzoli, Greg, author. (Author).
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  • 20 of 20 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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APLS-Geneva J 921 MIL (Text) 34207001907592 GJB Available -
Cicero Branch J 364.16.c Pizzoli, G (Text) 78294000253868 J Non-Fiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library - Coatesville J 364 (Text) 78321000024305 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Covington-Veedersburg Public Library-Veedersburg J 364. PIZ (Text) 32808000340628 CVBPLV Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main J 364.16 PIZ (Text) 840191002185409 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Available -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 364.16J PIZZOLI (Text) 75342000337626 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood JBIO LUSTIG (Text) 36626103727103 JUV Biographies Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland J364.1 P695 (Text) 76383000432634 Junior Non-Fiction Available -
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville KID PEOPLE LUSTVIG (Text) 37516002010631 KidNF People Available -
Lake Village Memorial Township Library j BIO MILLER (Text) 71561000127950 Children's Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670016525 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0670016527 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 39 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 37).
Summary, etc.: In the early 1900s, Robert Miller, a.k.a. "Count Victor Lustig," moved to Paris hoping to be an artist. A "con" artist, that is. He used his ingenious scams on unsuspecting marks all over the world, from the Czech Republic, to Atlantic ocean liners, and across America. Tricky Vic pulled off his most daring con in 1925, when he managed to "sell" the Eiffel Tower to one of the city's most successful scrap metal dealers! Six weeks later, he tried to sell the Eiffel Tower all over again. Vic was never caught. For that particular scam, anyway.
Target Audience Note: Ages 7 and up.
Subject: Lustig, Victor, 1890-1947 > Juvenile literature.
Criminals > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Swindlers and swindling > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Lustig, Victor, 1890-1947.
Criminals.
Swindlers and swindling.

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