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David W. Maurer (1906–1981)

Author of The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man

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David W. Maurer was professor of linguistics at the University of Louisville. He was the author of The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man, Narcotics and Narcotic Addiction, and Whiz Mob: A Correlation of the Technical Argot of Pickpockets with Their Behavior Pattern.
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