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The Impostor's Daughter

The Impostor's Daughter

A True Memoir

Laurie Sandell grew up in awe (and sometimes in terror) of her larger-than-life father, who told jaw-dropping tales of a privileged childhood in Buenos Aires, academic triumphs, heroism during Vietnam, friendships with Kissinger and the Pope. As a young woman, Laurie unconsciously mirrors her dad, trying on several outsized personalities (Tokyo stripper, lesbian seductress, Ambien addict).

Later, she lucks into the perfect job: interviewing celebrities for a top women’s magazine. Growing up with her extraordinary father has given Laurie a knack for relating to the stars. But while researching an article on her dad’s life, she makes an astonishing discovery: he’s not the man he says he is — not even close. Now, Laurie begins to puzzle together three decades of lies and the splintered person that resulted from them: herself.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

On Sale: July 29th 2009

Price: $7.99 / $9.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 272

ISBN-13: 9780316053426

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