Sex, Lies, and Handwriting: A Top Expert Reveals the Secrets Hidden in Your Handwriting

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 22, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 283 pages
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Handwriting expert Michelle Dresbold—the only civilian to be invited to the United States Secret Service's Advanced Document Examination training program—draws on her extensive experience helping law enforcement agencies around the country on cases involving kidnapping, arson, forgery, murder, embezzlement, and stalking to take us inside the mysterious world of crossed t's and dotted i's.

In Sex, Lies, and Handwriting, Dresbold explains how a single sentence can provide insight into a person's background, psychology, and behavior. Throughout the book, Dresbold explores the handwriting of sly politicians, convicted criminals, notorious killers, suspected cheats, and ordinary people who've written to Dresbold’s “The Handwriting Doctor” column for help. She shows you how to identify the signs of a dirty rotten scoundrel and a lying, cheating, backstabbing lover. And she introduces you to some of the most dangerous traits in handwriting, including weapon-shaped letters, “shark's teeth,” “club strokes,” and “felon’s claws.”

Dresbold also explains how criminals are tracked through handwritten clues and what spouses, friends, or employees might be hiding in their script. Sex, Lies, and Handwriting will have you paying a bit more attention to your—and everyone else’s—penmanship.
 

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Sex Lies and Handwriting

User Review  - peg2011 - Overstock.com

I had heard the author on the radio and was very intriged.so when i got the book i read it from cover to cover immediately. It is very interesting she tells some great tales. I really enjoyed the ... Read full review

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User Review  - goose114 - LibraryThing

The topic of handwriting analysis has always intrigued me and this book was a great beginner’s guide to understanding the basics of graphology. Dresbold gives wonderful examples of the handwriting she ... Read full review

Contents

Brainwritin g 1 O 1
3
A
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From the Erogenous Zone
14
ligfggwuctm
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The Private I
32
How to Read a Signature
48
View
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
61
_ tr? Iv PIFIFM
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12
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The Devils in the Details
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Busted by
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E
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She came up with all kinds of excuses She even
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Sabotage in Their Script
72
Cruel and Unusual Letters
79
Crackups and Meltdowns
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awe
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Not only has Sidney continued to underline words randomly
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The Dictator
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_
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10
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Crossing the Line
121
The Letter from Hell
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am
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52 it a
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Killer Tumblety
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The Truth the Whole Truth
257
RESOURCES
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
269
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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LANGUAGE ARTS Sc SOCIAL SCIENCES
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Michelle Dresbold, a graduate of the United States Secret Service's Advanced Document Examination training program, is considered one of the top experts in the nation on handwriting identification, personality profiling, and threat analysis. She consults to private attorneys, police departments, and prosecutors throughout the United States. Dresbold writes a syndicated column, "The Handwriting Doctor." She is also an accomplished artist. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA. For more information visit MichelleDresbold.com

James Kwalwasser is the cocreator and editor of "The Handwriting Doctor" syndicated column. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA.

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