The story of how Savannah Knoop led the bizarre double life of cult author JT LeRoy for six years. Trading a precarious existence as a college drop- out for a life in which she was embraced by celebrities and artists, it is no wonder she kept it up so long. As Savannah and Laura Albert, Knoop's sister-in-law who authored the JT LeRoy books, struggled over control of the character, Savannah realised the game, and her deception, was over. Telling her side of the saga for the first time, Girl Boy Girl sheds light on one of contemporary literature's strangest episodes.
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(209mm x 139mm x 18mm)
Seven Stories Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Savannah Knoop
SAVANNAH KNOOP began to lead a double life in 1999 at the age of eighteen, when her sister-in-law asked her to be the face of JT LeRoy, author of the internationally acclaimed novels Sarah and The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things. Their true identities were revealed in 2006. Knoop began designing clothing six years ago and formed a clothing company under the name of Tinc. She lives in San Francisco.