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By Frank W. Abagnale

ISBN-10: 0767905385

ISBN-13: 9780767905381

Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, used to be probably the most bold con males, forgers, imposters, and break out artists in history.  In his short yet infamous felony occupation, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded because the supervising resident of a sanatorium, practiced legislations and not using a license, handed himself off as a school sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in solid tests, all prior to he was once twenty-one. recognized via the police of twenty-six overseas international locations and all fifty states as "The Skywayman," Abagnale lived a luxurious lifestyles at the lam-until the legislation stuck up with him.  Now well-known because the nation's top authority on monetary foul play, Abagnale is a captivating rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction foreign escapades, and creative escapes-including one from an airplane-make trap Me should you Can an impossible to resist story of deceit.The uproarious, bestselling real tale of the world's such a lot sought-after con guy at present in improvement as a DreamWorks function film."I stole each nickel and blew it on positive threads, sumptuous accommodations, marvelous foxes, and different sensual goodies.  I partied in each capital in Europe and basked on all of the world's most famed beaches."

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Yes,” I said. ” I paused for his reaction, my heart thumping. “Yes, what can I do for you, Mr. ” He was courteous and matter-of-fact and I plunged ahead. “We flew a trip in here at eight o’clock this morning, and I’m due out of here this evening at seven,” I said. I plucked the flight times from thin air and hoped he wasn’t familiar with Pan Am’s schedules. I certainly wasn’t. “Now, I don’t know how this happened,” I continued, trying to sound chagrined. “I’ve been with the company seven years and never had anything like this happen.

Oh, no,” he answered quickly. “I don’t know that we have that many in that age bracket, but some of the other airlines do have a lot of younger co-pilots, I’ve noticed. A lot depends, of course, on the type of plane he’s flying and his seniority. ” I was finding a lot of nuggets for my poke. ” “If I remember correctly, you can come on the payroll at twenty as a flight engineer,” said the captain, who had an excellent memory. ” I pressed. “If s possible,” he conceded. ” I asked. “Well, again, that depends on seniority, the route he flies, the number of hours he flies each week and other factors,” said the captain.

I stopped and pretended to look at some of the notices, FAA or Pan Am memos mostly, and was afforded a close-up view of one pilot’s ID card. It was slightly larger than a driver’s license and similar to the one in my pocket, save for a passport-sized color photograph of the man in the upper right-hand corner and Pan American’s firm name and logo across the top in the company’s colors. Obviously/ I reflected as I left the building, I was going to need more than a uniform if I was to be successful in my role of Pan Am pilot.

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