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Eyeing the Flash: The Education of a Carnival Con Artist by Peter Fenton
Eyeing the Flash: The Education of a Carnival Con Artist

thomasftravis, March 10, 2007

The pulp fiction style of writing might be appropriate but it certainly degrades the topic matter. I worked a crazy ball joint for five seasons and was well steeped in the culture of carnival life in the 60s. My regular gig was a crazy ball joint (a pc game) but learned alibis, flat stores and "rigged" games. All of my brothers spent time on the road. There is a different side to this story than that revealed by a tabloid writer. To wit, his one book is this one. I bet he wrote about women giving birth to alient (think outer space) children.

Love,

The real carney
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