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A True Account of the Amazing Lies and Fantastical Adventures of the Ivy League Impostor James Hogue

by David Samuels

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A True Account of the Amazing Lies and Fantastical Adventures of the Ivy League Impostor James Hogue
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David Samuels

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A true tale based on an acclaimed New Yorker article follows the efforts of a homeless itinerant who assumed a false identity was accepted at Princeton University, an endeavor during which he dated a millionaire's daughter, achieved top grades, and gained entry into the elite Ivy Club before his deception was exposed. Reprint.

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