The Right Way To Do Wrong: An Expose of Successful Criminals

[Harry Houdini] ↠ The Right Way To Do Wrong: An Expose of Successful Criminals ☆ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Right Way To Do Wrong: An Expose of Successful Criminals Worth a shot Sort of a strange book, but have to keep in mind when this was written. Houdini wasnt a sage writer, but it is interesting to see how things were back then, and unfortunately things havent changed too much. Michael L. Gooch said Buyer Beware. I read about this book while reading Derren Browns very entertaining book titled Tricks of the Mind. I thought it sounded interesting and would provide a glimpse into the mind of Houdini.I was sorely disappointed. The book is a replicated copy

The Right Way To Do Wrong: An Expose of Successful Criminals

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Rating : 4.55 (628 Votes)
Asin : 1481157647
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 88 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-04-28
Language : English

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Worth a shot Sort of a strange book, but have to keep in mind when this was written. Houdini wasnt a sage writer, but it is interesting to see how things were back then, and unfortunately things havent changed too much. Michael L. Gooch said Buyer Beware. I read about this book while reading Derren Brown's very entertaining book titled Tricks of the Mind. I thought it sounded interesting and would provide a glimpse into the mind of Houdini.I was sorely disappointed. The book is a replicated copy of the original 1906 book which contains all of the printing press mistakes and crude drawings. This I didn't mind.What was disturbing is the complete lack of any depth to the subject matter. Each chapter was very sketchy and also childish in it's brevity of both substance and knowledge. Inde. "Very dated, but has some contemporary relevance" according to E. M. Van Court. Houdini's book was written in an age of higher standards for criminals. The people who would got to the effort of committing crimes of the sophistication described in the first half of this book, have pretty much shifted their efforts to the crimed in the second half.The first half of the book is dedicated to quaint but relatively sophisticated theft. Second story men, pickpockets, safe crackers, and other thefts that are more than just opportunity or brute force are covered. The second half is scams, con games, proto-phishing schem

The work of collecting and arranging this material and writing the different chapters has occupied many a leisure hour. The material contained in this book has been collected by me personally during many years of my active professional life. I wish to put the public on its guard, so that honest folks may be able to detect and protect themselves from the dishonest, who labor under the false impression that it is easier to live dishonestly than to thrive by honest means. "Knowledge is power" is an old saying. The object of this book is twofold: First, to safeguard the public against the practises of the criminal cl

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