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The Moth: A Major Literary Scandal, Crime-Solving Caper

Laura Albert, better known as J.T. LeRoy, details her side of what became a major literary scandal; a case of credit card fraud sets an amateur sleuth on a crime-solving caper; a young man is drafted into the Vietnam War and trained to be a killer, but during his third tour of duty finds that compassion still lives in his heart.

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