Can I See Your I.D.?

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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 exhilarating insight into mind-blowing masquerades. Graphic panels draw you into the exploits of these pretenders, and meticulously researched details keep you on the edge of your seat. For more, see http://chrisbarton.info/books/id

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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. Us History, History Facts, Black History, African American Weddings, African American History, Quinceanera Hairstyles, Prom Hairstyles, The Great Escape, African Diaspora

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

Europa Europa: The real Solomon Perel -- known then as "Josef Perjell" -- with some of his Hitler Youth classmates. Solomon was a jew who convinced the Nazis that he was German. Frank Abagnale, Berlin, The Third Reich, Old Boys, Solomon, Boys Who, World War Ii, Vignettes, True Stories

Ruth Geffner: The Story of Solomon Perel

student internet project for an introductory lecture course on the Holocaust

Can I See Your I. : True Stories of False Identities by Chris Barton True crime, desperation, fraud, and adventure: From the impoverished young woman who enchanted nineteenth-century Brit… Chris Barton, Sci Fi Short Stories, Frank Abagnale, Books To Read, My Books, Sci Fi Shorts, Identity Theft, Reading Levels, Nassau

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…

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin: 50 years later. How has this book held up? John Howard, Black Like Me, Jim Crow, Cute Cats And Dogs, Yesterday And Today, Light Art, Civil Rights, White Man, Ten

Black Like Me, 50 Years Later

John Howard Griffin gave readers an unflinching view of the Jim Crow South. How has his book held up?

"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." Frank Abagnale, Government Agencies, Private Investigator, Financial Institutions, I School, Boys Who, Author, Thoughts, Reading

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."

Browsing the new online repository of photos from LIFE magazine’s archives, which includes the above shot of my current subject, impostor Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. Frank Abagnale, Co Founder, Life Magazine, See You, Mug Shots, News Online, Boys Who, Mind Blown, Vignettes

"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,

No Ordinary Soldier: Sarah Rosetta Wakeman - Ghosts of DC Frank Abagnale, Union Army, Mind Blown, New Orleans, War, History, June 19, Ghosts, Cemetery

Sarah "Lyons" Wakeman

Thinking of Sarah Rosetta Wakeman , who joined the Union army during the Civil War, fought, died, and was buried, all as a man, "Lyons." Sh...

"This is my info graphic that I made for the book Can I See Your I. I focused on explaining three of the short stories that the book has on about people faking their identities. Frank Abagnale, Fake Identity, Mind Blown, Short Stories, Book, People, Books, Book Illustrations, Folk

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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."

Ferdinand Waldo Demara, aka the Great Impostor. Frank Abagnale, Ferdinand, Old Boys, Life Magazine, Boys Who, Mind Blown, Vignettes, The Man, Jr

Bigodes Postiços

a blog about serial impostors, impersonators, fraudsters and masters of disguise. We favour the surreal.

Last Saturday, Austin& favorite indie bookseller BookPeople hosted my launch celebration for Can I See Your I. True Stories of False Identities. Chris Barton, Frank Abagnale, Philosophy Books, Book Festival, See You, Boys Who, Mind Blown, Vignettes, True Stories

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. It contains stories of ten imposters, many who are teenagers. I think students will love reading about these famous cons! Great Books, My Books, Frank Abagnale, Love Reading, Mind Blown, Teenagers, Believe In You, Students, Challenges

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"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!"

"This is a fake magazine cover I made for one of my characters in the book Can I See Your I. The book is a collection of stories about fake identities. Fake Magazine Covers, Frank Abagnale, Fake Identity, My Character, Old Boys, See You, Boys Who, Mind Blown, Vignettes

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"This is a fake magazine cover I made for one of my characters in the book Can I See Your I.D.? The book is a collection of stories about fake identities."

New York's A train, famously (and literally) taken by masquerader Keron Thomas. Frank Abagnale, 16 Year Old, Old Boys, Mind Blown, Vignettes, Train, Games, Gaming, Toys

New York's A train, famously (and literally) taken by 16-year-old masquerader Keron Thomas.

What's true? The Reconstruction of Asa Carter examines double lives and secret identities Frank Abagnale, James Frey, Double Life, Old Boys, Oprah, Boys Who, Mind Blown, Memoirs, Vignettes

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