Author The JT LeRoy Story (2016)

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    Jeff Feuerzeig

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Documentary about the literary persona JT LeRoy who achieved celebrity and acclaim as an author in the 1990s with a series of novels and short stories that explored his troubled childhood. But in October 2005, it was revealed that LeRoy didn’t actually exist and that his persona was created by 40-year-old San Francisco based writer Laura Albert.

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