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Frank Abagnale Writing Styles in Catch Me if You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake

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Perspective

The unique perspective of Catch Me if You Can is what makes this non-fiction story so interesting. Frank W. Abagnale tells the story of his six-year crime spree from his personal perspective. Beginning at the age of sixteen, Frank becomes a one-man crime wave, swindling, conning, and scheming his way around the world. The book, written many years after the fact, contains a dual perspective: the perspective of young Frank, conman extraordinaire, and the perspective of the older, wiser Frank who narrates the tale. The narrator takes the reader behind the scenes of his criminal life. This glimpse into the highly creative and selfishly self-serving mindset of a master swindler is breathtaking. It is also edifying to see how Frank cons himself, believing that his crimes are harmless when in fact they harm him and everyone he cares about, as well as a lot of innocent bystanders whom...

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