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Walter Kirn

3.06 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Walter Kirn
Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever (2008)
3.07 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The author offers a succession of steps in climbing up the ladder of meritocracy in late 20th-century America. Great vignettes, interesting conclusion. He gets where he wants to go, but finds out that the meritocracy is particularly open to recruitment from the moneyed classes....
Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade (2014)
3.19 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A little torn on how to rate this book. On one hand, I wasn't overly impressed with the writing and felt myself "plugging ahead" rather than unable to put down the book. It seems Walter was more focused on telling his own story and bragging about his connections than telling the ...
Blut will reden: Eine wahre Geschichte von Mord und Maskerade (2014)
3.19 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Thought it was better than most people did. Going in you know it is about Walter Kirn and "Clark Rockefeller," as told by Walter Kirn, so if you didn't think Walter would throw in his own stuff about himself, you must not understand a book like this. Of course there are probably ...
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