Charlatan by Pope Brock
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By Pope Brock


America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam

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Charlatan by Pope Brock

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The inspiration for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival documentary, NUTS! . An extraordinary saga of the most dangerous quack of all time...entrancing USA Today In 1917, John R. Brinkley America s most brazen con man introduced an outlandish surgical method for restoring fading male virility. It was all nonsense, but thousands of eager customers quickly made Dr. Brinkley one of America s richest men and a national celebrity. The great quack buster Morris Fishbein vowed to put the country s most daring and dangerous charlatan out of business, yet each effort seemed only to spur Brinkley to new heights of ingenuity, and the worlds of advertising, broadcasting, and politics soon proved to be equally fertile grounds for his potent brand of flimflam. Culminating in a decisive courtroom confrontation, Charlatan is a marvelous portrait of a boundlessly audacious rogue on the loose in an America ripe for the bamboozling."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307339898
ISBN-10: 0307339890
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Pages: 324
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Pope Brock

POPE BROCKhas written for numerous publications, including Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, and the London Sunday Times Magazine. Brock is the author of the critically acclaimedIndiana Gothic, the story of his great-grandfather s murder in 1908.He lives in upstate New York with his twin daughters, Molly and Hannah. From the Hardcover edition."

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