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Walter Kirn befriends a con man in 'Blood Will Out'
Walter Kirn befriends a con man in 'Blood Will Out'

Walter Kirn's new profile of the serial liar and convicted murderer known as "Clark Rockefeller" is no ordinary work of true crime and literary journalism. "Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade" is the chronicle of Kirn's ill-fated friendship with the con man. And it's surely one of most honest, compelling and strangest books about the relationship between a writer and his subject ever penned by an American scribe. Kirn is a magazine writer and author of novels such as "Up in the Air" and "Thumbsucker." But he was an insecure and not especially successful writer when he first met "Clark"...

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