catch me if you can Author:frank w abagnale I stole every nickel and blew it on fine threads, luxurious lodgings, fantastic foxes, and other snsual goodies. — Frank W Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Manjo, was on of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and escape artistis in history. In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned ... more »a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was twenty-one
Known by the police of twenty-sis foreign countries and all fifty states as 'The Skywayman,' Abagnale lived a sumptuous life on the lam - until the law caught up with him. Now recognized as the nation's leading authority on financial foul play, Abagnale was a charming rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction international escapades, and ingenious escapes - including one from an airplane - made Catch Me If You Can an irresistible tale of deceit.