Tuesday, March 28, 7 pm, Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Main Library
In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn―then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage―set out on a peculiar, fateful errand: to personally deliver a crippled hunting dog from his home in Montana to the New York apartment of one Clark Rockefeller, a secretive young banker and art collector who had adopted the dog over the Internet. Thus began a fifteen-year relationship that drew Kirn deep into the fun-house world of an outlandish, eccentric son of privilege who ultimately would be unmasked as a brazen serial impostor, child kidnapper, and brutal murderer.
Copies of Blood Will Out will be held at the Reader’s Services desk on the 2nd floor; stop by or call 847-448-8620. Please check the Keepinitreal Blog for author interviews, fun facts, and interesting videos.