The Great Escape From Slavery of Ellen and William Craft
Passing as a white man traveling with his servant, two slaves fled their masters in a thrilling tale of deception and intrigue
Can I See Your I.D.?: True Stories of False Identities | IndieBound.org
True crime, desperation, fraud, and adventure: From the impoverished young woman who enchanted nineteenth-century British society as a faux Asian princess, to the sixteen-year-old boy who "stole" a subway train in 1993, to the lonely but clever Frank Abagnale of Catch Me if You Can fame, these ten vignettes offer riveting insight into mind-blowing masquerades. Graphic panels draw you into the exploits of these…
Abagnale & Associates
"Frank W. Abagnale is one of the world's most respected authorities on the subjects of forgery, embezzlement and secure documents. For over thirty years he has lectured to and consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations and government agencies around the world."
"5, 4, 3, 2, 1" with Nerdy Book Club co-founder Colby Sharp
Michigan teacher, Nerdy Book Club co-founder, and Attack! Boss! Cheat Code! enthusiast Colby Sharp has a nifty series on his sharpread blog called the 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Interview. Last week, I had the opportunity to answer his five questions with ever-briefer answers -- though,
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"This is my info graphic that I made for the book Can I See Your I.D.? I focused on explaining three of the short stories that the book has on about people faking their identities."
You didn't think the past was already past, did you?
A reminder for history readers both young and old, from the Austin American-Statesman:Amanda Jones, 109, the daughter of a man born into slavery, has lived a life long enough to touch three centuries. And after voting consistently as a Democrat for 70 years, she has voted early for the country's first
"A great book I discovered that I can't wait to share with students is Can I See Your I.D.? It contains stories of ten imposters, many who are teenagers. I think students will love reading about these famous cons!"
What's true? The Reconstruction of Asa Carter examines double lives and secret identities
Update: CultureMap is giving you an exclusive chance to catch a screening of The Reconstruction of Asa Carter, on Wednesday, April 4, at 6 p.m. at Violet Cro