Famous Phonies Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History By Brianna DuMont
 
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Fakes, frauds, and phonies. Sounds like a book filled with criminals and delinquents, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Some of the biggest names in history can be found between these pages—and the light isn’t flattering. (We’re looking at you, George “I must not tell a lie” Washington.) Famous Phonies: Legends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History is the first book in a new nonfiction middle grade series that will explore the underbelly of history, making you question everything you thought you knew about history’s finest. Follow the fake lives of these twelve history-changers to uncover the fabrications of the famous, and the should-be-famous!

Famous “Phonies”:
Confucius • George Washington • Pythagoras • Hiawatha • Gilgamesh • Major William Martin • William Shakespeare • Pope Joan • Homer • Prester John • Huangdi • The Turk
TitleFamous Phonies
SubtitleLegends, Fakes, and Frauds Who Changed History
AuthorBy Brianna DuMont
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSky Pony Press
Published4 November 2014
FormatElectronic book text
ISBN-139781632202079
Pages160

About the author

Brianna DuMont is a self-proclaimed history buff with a degree in art history and archaeology as well as classics. She has traveled extensively in search of great museums and historical sites to visit. When she is home, she is an independent historian and full-time writer who is quickly becoming best friends with her local librarian.

ISBNs: 9781632202079 978-1-63220-207-9 Title: famous phonies category:JNF 
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