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24%OFFMichael Finkel - True Story - 9780099464570 - V9780099464570
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True Story

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Description for True Story Paperback. Tells a story about Christian Longo, a man accused of the multiple murder of his own wife and three children. After the deaths, Longo fled to Mexico, where he passed himself off as Michael Finkel, New York Times journalist. This title tells his story. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 238.
Michael Finkel was a top New York Times Magazine journalist publicly fired and disgraced for making up a composite character for a big investigative news piece about Africa. This book is about how this brilliant, high achieving journalist found himself at that point in his life. But in parallel it's also about Christian Longo, a man accused of the multiple murder of his own wife and three children. After the deaths, Longo fled to Mexico, where he passed himself off as Michael Finkel, New York Times journalist. These two weird stories come together as Finkel in turn becomes fascinated ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099464570
SKU
V9780099464570
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About Michael Finkel
A young journalist in his mid-thirties who raises chickens and grows hay at his home in Montana, Michael Finkel had a prestigious job on the New York Times Magazine until he was publicly fired in February 2002. Before that he wrote adventure-travel pieces for several publications, including National Geographic Adventure, The Atlantic Monthly, Skiiing and Rolling Stone. He was married ... Read more

Reviews for True Story
Its a gripping tale, plainly told but artfully constructed, and the twists continue right up to and beyond the climax of the trial
Blake Morrison
Guardian
A thrilling, unforgettable book... Wonderful
Spectator
An absorbing examination of human frailty, the nature of truth and the power of pride... It is also a stonking good read... Extraordinary ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for True Story