Tricky Vic

Tricky Vic

The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower

Book - 2015
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Recounts the life of Victor Lustig, an international con man who had swindled thousands of people, including Al Capone, and was best known for "selling" the Eiffel Tower.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group,, [2015]
Penguin Group USA 2015
ISBN: 9780670016525
0670016527
Branch Call Number: 364.1630
Characteristics: 39 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

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MrsSarahGrace May 01, 2017

AR Reading Level-7.0
In the early 1900s, Robert Miller, also known as Count Victor Lustig, moved to Paris to become an artist, a con artist to be exact. He used ingenious scams all across the world, gambling and swindling rich men, and even conning Al Capone. He pulled off his most daring con when he “sold” the Eiffel Tower to a scrap metal dealer. When he didn’t get caught, he tried it all over again. Although he never got caught for that crime, he was later arrested for counterfeiting money. This book has great, funny pictures and captivating content for the most mischievous readers, and parents and teachers will love the informative sidebars.

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