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The Spanish police believed he was a missing American teen. So did the Texas family who had lost him three years prior. But he was an adult Frenchman. And he had done it before.
The Man in the Rockefeller Suit
He joined the right clubs, married the right woman, worked the right jobs, bought the right art. But the life Clark Rockefeller created wasn’t his. Neither was his name.
The Lies of Laura Albert, a.k.a. JT LeRoy
For nearly a decade, Laura Albert lived a double life as troubled teen turned cult writer JT LeRoy, writing books, chatting constantly with celebrities, and convincing another woman to appear as JT LeRoy in public.
The Secret Life of a Society Maven
The hidden, humble beginnings of a New York City blueblood.
The Talented Mr. Young
For years, Alan Young has made a living off what he says is his only skill: pretending to be a member of The Temptations.
The Kid Who Wasn't There
The story of a young man who got to be a high school basketball star. Twice.