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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Great Australian Scams, Cons and Rorts
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'Australia is the birthplace and setting of some of the wildest, craziest and least-likely-to-succeed cons and rorts in history. So how did a clever bushman who 'couldn't lie straight in bed' steal a thousand head of cattle and get away with it even though he was caught 'red handed'? Or how about the butcher from Wagga who passed himself off as a French-born English duke to inherit a small fortune. And then there was the small matter of a horse, a tin of paint and a million-dollar double-cross that became known as the Fine Cotton Affair. In only the way he can, Jim Haynes has collected a veritable 'Gullible's Tales' of unexpected and surprising true stories that may seem hard to believe.'

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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      • To be published November 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760296506
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