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Bunk

The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

Bunk( )
Author: Young, Kevin
ISBN:978-1-55597-791-7
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Publisher:Graywolf Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction "There Kevin Young goes again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Unexpectedly essential."--Marlon James

Award-winning poet and critic Kevin Young tours us through a rogue's gallery of hoaxers, plagiarists, forgers, and fakers--from the humbug of P. T. Barnum and Edgar Allan Poe to the unrepentant bunk of JT LeRoy and Donald J. Trump.Bunk traces...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / General
True Crime / Con Artists, Hoaxes & Deceptions
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.4 x 1.64 Inches
Book Weight:2.134 Pounds



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