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David Grann on Frederic Bourdin

August 4th, 2008

Episode 53 of 447 episodes

In this week's issue, David Grann writes about the French con man Frederic Bourdin. Here Grann discusses Bourdin's deceptions in Europe and the United States and whether he has left behind imposture for good.

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