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The Duke of deception

memories of my father

by Geoffrey Wolff

  • 39 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wolff, Geoffrey, 1937- -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Wolff, Arthur Samuels, 1907-,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Impostors and imposture -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeoffrey Wolff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.O53 Z463 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination275 p., 203 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2217010M
      ISBN 100679727523
      LC Control Number89040437

      Duchess by Deception. I thoroughly enjoyed your first historical romance book! The Duke was my favorite character. I look forward to the next ones to come and I am beginning to think there is nothing you can't write!! Overall 5 out of 5 stars. Performance. Duke of Deception by Geoffrey Wolff 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.

        Darcy Burke handled the insanity of George very well, and the subject of Bedlam. I liked every character in this book: Aunt Susannah, Lord and Lady Satterfield, and it was nice to visit with Nora, Ivy and Lucy. Lindsell, on the other hand was a drunk and totally insane with his thinking. I can see why Ned was called the Duke of : Darcy E Burke Publishing. "The Duke of Deception" at just under pages moves along well and reminds me a lot of what it was like in the 's and 's. The Father, psychopathic liar and fraud, is an interesting character, but a monumentally poor father/5(27).

        Duke of Deception by Geoffrey Wolff, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Book Review by Raymond M. Wong. Wolff, Geoffrey. The Duke of Deception. New York: Random House, Print. In this memoir, Geoffrey Wolff, writes an unflinchingly honest portrayal of growing up with his father, a man who goes through life duping people into extending him credit in order to bask in a state of temporary luxury, only to have it all come tumbling down like a house of cards.


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