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The great impostor.

Robert Crichton

The great impostor.

by Robert Crichton

  • 124 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Gollancz .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Random House, 1959.

The Physical Object
Pagination218p.,23cm
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18995825M

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Demara was from Lawrence, Massachusetts my hometown/5(6). The Great Impostor book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally impo /5. Crichton's first book, The Great Impostor (), told the true story of Fred Demara, an impostor who successfully assumed scores of guises including that of a Trappist monk, Texas prison warden and surgeon in the Royal Canadian Navy.

The bestselling book was adapted into a movie starring Tony : Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Crichton's first book, The Great Impostor (), told the true story of Fred Demara, an impostor who successfully assumed scores of guises including that of a Trappist monk, Texas prison warden and surgeon in the Royal Canadian Navy.

The bestselling book was adapted into a movie starring Tony : Robert Crichton. Directed by Robert Mulligan. With Tony Curtis, Karl Malden, Edmond O'Brien, Arthur O'Connell.

Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr. is a versatile man who gets his kicks out of impersonating a marine, a monk, a navy surgeon and a prison warden, eventually getting in trouble with the law for it.7/10(K).

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