The Duke of Deception

The Duke of Deception

Memories of My Father

eBook - 2011
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Duke Wolff was a flawless specimen of the American clubman -- a product of Yale and the OSS, a one-time fighter pilot turned aviation engineer. Duke Wolff was a failure who flunked out of a series of undistinguished schools, was passed up for military service, and supported himself with desperately improvised scams, exploiting employers, wives, and, finally, his own son.

In The Duke of Deception, Geoffrey Wolff unravels the enigma of this Gatsbyesque figure, a bad man who somehow was also a very good father, an inveterate liar who falsified everything but love.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, [2011]
ISBN: 9780307784476
0307784479
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations

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