Tricky Vic : the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower
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New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2015].
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Ages 7 and up.
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Book
Physical Desc
39 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780670016525 (hbk.), 0670016527 (hbk.)
Reading Level
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Level 7, 1 Points
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1230

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Includes bibliographical references (page 37)
Description
In the early 1900s, Robert Miller, a.k.a. "Count Victor Lustig," moved to Paris hoping to be an artist. A "con" artist, that is. He used his ingenious scams on unsuspecting marks all over the world, from the Czech Republic, to Atlantic ocean liners, and across America. Tricky Vic pulled off his most daring con in 1925, when he managed to "sell" the Eiffel Tower to one of the city's most successful scrap metal dealers! Six weeks later, he tried to sell the Eiffel Tower all over again. Vic was never caught. For that particular scam, anyway.
Target Audience
Ages 7 and up.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Pizzoli, G. (2015). Tricky Vic: the impossibly true story of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower . Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pizzoli, Greg. 2015. Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower. New York, New York: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA).

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pizzoli, Greg. Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower New York, New York: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Pizzoli, Greg. Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.

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