Eyeing the Flash
The Making of a Carnival Con Artist
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Eyeing the Flash by Peter Fenton
Book DescriptionThe year is 1963, the setting small-town Michigan. Pete Fenton is just another well-mannered math student until he meets Jackie Barron, a teenage grifter who introduces him to the carnival underworld -- and lures him with the cons, the double-dealing, and, most of all, the easy money. The memoir of a shy middle-class kid turned first-class huckster, Eyeing the Flash is highly unorthodox, and utterly compelling.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743258555
(215mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 3-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Peter Fenton
Peter Fenton served for fifteen years as a tabloid reporter for the National Enquirer and is the author of two humor books, Truth or Tabloid? and I Forgot to Wear Underwear on a Glass-Bottom Boat. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.
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