By Walter Kirn
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"Equals Truman Capote's In chilly Blood as a nonfiction novel of crime."—Gerald Bartell, San Francisco ChronicleIn the summer time of 1998, Walter Kirn—then an aspiring novelist being affected by drawing close fatherhood and a dissolving marriage—set out on a weird, fateful errand: to in my view bring a crippled searching puppy from his domestic in Montana to the recent York condominium of 1 Clark Rockefeller, a secretive younger banker and artwork collector who had followed the puppy over the web. hence begun a fifteen-year dating that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house global of an outlandish, eccentric son of privilege who finally will be unmasked as a brazen serial impostor, baby kidnapper, and brutal murderer.
Kirn's exclusive tale of being duped by way of a real-life Mr. Ripley takes us on a extraordinary and haunting trip from the luxury inner most clubrooms of big apple to the hard-boiled courtrooms and prisons of la. As Kirn uncovers the reality approximately his buddy, a psychopath masquerading as a gentleman, he additionally confronts not easy truths approximately himself. Why, as a author of fiction, used to be he liable to the deception of a sinister fantasist whose crimes, Kirn learns, have been in line with books and films? What are the hidden mental hyperlinks among the artist and the con guy? to reply to those and different questions, Kirn attends his previous friend's homicide trial and makes use of it as an party to mirror on either their tangled own dating and the miraculous literary assets of Rockefeller's evil. This research of the previous climaxes in a stressful jailhouse reunion with a guy whom Kirn realizes he slightly knew—a predatory, subtle genius whose existence, in a few respects, parallels his personal and who could have meant to take one other sufferer in the course of his years as a fugitive from justice: Kirn himself.
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