The Confidence Man
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1
- Dimensions (in):0.6 x 9.1 x 7.4
- Publication Date:May 8, 2008
Herman Melville presents a social satire of man's misguided suspicions and perceptions in The Confidence Man. Herman Melville was an 18th century American novelist, poet, essayist and short story writer. He is best known for his works Moby Dick and Typee. During his lifetime he was considered a failure, but after his death his worth as a writer was recognized. The Confidence-Man was first published in 1857,as a social satire that attacks all mankind and reveals the ease with which most men can be duped. It presents a group of objectionable characters on a passenger boat from St. Louis to New Orleans
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