Hoax: The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes--Clifford Irving Affair
Viking Press, 1972 - Impostors and imposture - 310 pages
"Clifford Michael Irving (born November 5, 1930) is an American investigative reporter and writer. He is known for a fake "autobiography" of Howard Hughes in the early 1970s. After Hughes denounced him and sued McGraw-Hill, the publisher, Irving confessed the hoax and was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison, serving 17 months."--Wikipedia.
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