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The Confidence-Man (1857)

- January 24, 2017 in american society, confidence trickster, conman, donald trump, fraud, herman melville

Published on the day it is set, April Fool's Day 1857, Herman Melville's last novel concerns a group of passengers travelling by steamboat along the Mississippi and their various encounters with the enigmatic conman of the title.

The Confidence-Man (1857)

- January 24, 2017 in american society, confidence trickster, conman, donald trump, fraud, herman melville

Published on the day it is set, April Fool's Day 1857, Herman Melville's last novel concerns a group of passengers travelling by steamboat along the Mississippi and their various encounters with the enigmatic conman of the title.

The Confidence-Man (1857)

- January 24, 2017 in american society, confidence trickster, conman, donald trump, fraud, herman melville

Published on the day it is set, April Fool's Day 1857, Herman Melville's last novel concerns a group of passengers travelling by steamboat along the Mississippi and their various encounters with the enigmatic conman of the title.

The Confidence-Man (1857)

- January 24, 2017 in american society, confidence trickster, conman, donald trump, fraud, herman melville

Published on the day it is set, April Fool's Day 1857, Herman Melville's last novel concerns a group of passengers travelling by steamboat along the Mississippi and their various encounters with the enigmatic conman of the title.