By Ben Tarnoff
"This story of counterfeiting is a deal with for everyone...a pleasant historical past lesson...Admirable and altogether charming."
-The Washington Post
As Ben Tarnoff reminds us during this interesting narrative historical past, get-rich-quick schemes are as outdated as the USA itself. certainly, the speculative ethos that pervades Wall road at the present time, Tarnoff indicates, has its origins within the counterfeiters who first took benefit of America's turbulent financial system. In A Counterfeiter's Paradise, Tarnoff chronicles the lives of 3 colourful counterfeiters who flourished in early the USA, from the colonial interval to the Civil battle. pushed by means of hope for fortune and status, each one counterfeiter cunningly manipulated the political and financial realities of his day. via the stories of those 3 memorable hustlers, Tarnoff tells the bigger story of America's monetary coming-of-age, from a patchwork of colonies to a robust country with a unmarried currency.
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A Counterfeiter's Paradise: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers by Ben Tarnoff