Citizen K: The Deeply Weird American Journey of Brett Kimberlin
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Citizen K: The Deeply Weird American Journey of Brett Kimberlin

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From the author of the bestselling "Funny Money," the saga of a master drug smuggler, convicted bomber, suspected murderer, jailhouse lawyer, and media manipulator, whose story about supplying marijuana to a future vice president is only the beginning. This is a portrait of an elusive man and a social history that crisscrosses the republic over the past three decades.
Hardcover, 381 pages
Published October 20th 1998 by Knopf (first published 1996)
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Sort of a journo-nerd book here, but Mark Singer succeeds pretty well at making this guy who totally conned him into an interesting character. Also marks an interesting chapter in the pre-HW years that probably won't be visited but by superwonks ever again. Still, I couldn't get over the central accusation...that Dan Quayle had bought marijuana while he was in college. As a voter, it really wouldn't have mattered to me. As a journalist, it would only have mattered if Quayle was part of some sort...more
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Funny Money Character Studies: Encounters With the Curiously Obsessed Somewhere in America: Under the Radar With Chicken Warriors, Left-Wing Patriots, Angry Nudists, and Others Mr. Personality: Profiles and Talk Pieces from The New Yorker Meals Worth the Trip

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