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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Finkel Narrator: Rich Orlow Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2015 ISBN: 9780062414120
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Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Jonah Hill & James Franco and Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures

When New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo–who has taken on Finkel's identity–his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat and mouse. True Story weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, deceit, and redemption, following Finkel's relentless pursuit of the shocking truth.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Always fascinating, sometimes funny, often very weird…simply terrific from the first page to the last.”

    Jeffrey Toobin, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Carefully structured, rigorously reported, and fascinating till the end.”


  • “A memoir as creepy as it is compelling…expertly and suspensefully told.”

    Outside magazine

  • “Combines crime and intellectual heft…could well become a classic of the genre.”

    Washington Post Book World

  • “A riveting, disturbing, and magnificent merging of two men at their lowest moments.”

    Newsday (Long Island, NY)

  • “A compulsively readable amorality tale.”

    Boston Globe

  • “Astute and hypnotically absorbing…there’s a burning sincerity (and beautifully modulated writing) on every page.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • A 2016 Winner for theALA Listen List for Outstanding Audiobook Narration
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About the Author

Michael Finkel is the author of The Stranger in the Woods and True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa, which was adapted into a 2015 major motion picture. He has written for National Geographic, GQ, Rolling Stone, Esquire, Vanity Fair, the Atlantic, and the New York Times Magazine.

About the Narrator

Rich Orlow is a film, television, and voice actor. Among his audiobook narrations are The Outsider by Jimmy Connors, House Rules by Jodi Picoult, and Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.