The Resource The sting man : inside Abscam, Robert W. Greene

The sting man : inside Abscam, Robert W. Greene

Label
The sting man : inside Abscam
Title
The sting man
Title remainder
inside Abscam
Statement of responsibility
Robert W. Greene
Title variation
American hustle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles the ABSCAM sting man, Mel Weinberg, who sold the FBI on the idea of setting himself up as a business representative of a wealthy Arab sheik and who personally handled almost every contact and payoff
Writing style
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 1982.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
172135
Cataloging source
NYP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greene, Robert W.
Dewey number
364.163
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Weinberg, Mel
  • Abscam Bribery Scandal, 1980
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Political corruption
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
inside Abscam
Label
The sting man : inside Abscam, Robert W. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This edition with a new chapter published in Penguin Books, 2013"--Verso of title page
  • "The true story behind the film American Hustle"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The man and the scam -- Headstart -- Name of the game -- A class touch -- An artful deal -- The honey pot -- Buzzing flies -- The big boatride -- Hooking the big fish -- Congress for sale -- Messing with the mob -- Take outs and take downs -- Gottcha! -- Later
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780143125273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143125273
  • (OCoLC)864189155
Label
The sting man : inside Abscam, Robert W. Greene
Publication
Note
  • "This edition with a new chapter published in Penguin Books, 2013"--Verso of title page
  • "The true story behind the film American Hustle"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The man and the scam -- Headstart -- Name of the game -- A class touch -- An artful deal -- The honey pot -- Buzzing flies -- The big boatride -- Hooking the big fish -- Congress for sale -- Messing with the mob -- Take outs and take downs -- Gottcha! -- Later
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780143125273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143125273
  • (OCoLC)864189155

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