Can I See Your I.D.?
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…
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What's true? The Reconstruction of Asa Carter examines double lives and secret identities
"The story of Asa Carter was well known at different times in history. He was a household name in the mid '70s, in the '90s when his novel, The Education of Little Tree (the book was published as a new paperback edition) resurfaced and when Oprah brought to the limelight James Frey's A Million Little Pieces. When the topic of fake memoirs is fresh, his character reappears."
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."
"Glossy 10 x 8 photo of Frank Abagnale as a game show contestant, signed and inscribed in black felt tip, “To Juli, F. W. Abagnale, 7/5/06,” over a Frank W. Abagnale Secure Documents Consultant pressed seal. In very fine condition. Accompanied by a color promotional postcard for Catch Me if You Can, the feature film he inspired."
You didn't think the past was already past, did you?
I also spent some time on fakecrap.com — not in any sort of official authorial capacity, but as a shopper for giveaways for my May 14 launch of Can I See Your I.D.? at Austin’s BookPeople. If you’re one of the first 30 people there, well, if the disguise works, we’ll have no way of knowing…