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Portrait of a Con Man: A Game Some People Play

By: Mendoza, Fay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: (c.1975)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8148

ISBN: 0-533-01869-2

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dj


[nice tight clean book; jacket shows a little rubbing/scuffing along bottom edge of front panel, one small tear there as well, spine a bit faded]. "Portrait of a Conned Woman" might be a better title for this "chronicle of one woman's experience--of an unsuspecting woman who was 'taken,' heart and pocketbook, by a con man working, albeit just barely, within the law--and how her programming in a rigidly defined sex role made her the perfect victim, a pushover just waiting to be fleeced." Most of the book takes the form of a long letter from the author to her lawyer, in a diary-l... View more info