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I got duped by Glenn Beck! Surprise, Beck didn't really write his new propaganda hit piece, " Agenda 21"

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Two weeks ago I discovered, to my surprise, that I had line-edited an early draft of Glenn Beck's new novel, 'Agenda 21.' Glenn Beck! At the time I was working on it, the manuscript belonged to its actual author, a woman named Harriet Parke, who lives a few minutes from my aunt. But a year and a few lawyers later, Glenn Beck purchased the right to call himself its creator, and Ms. Parke agreed to be presented as a ghostwriter. I would be proud to have my name in the acknowledgments of Ms. Parke's novel. But given that it is printed inside a book bearing Glenn Beck's name, the work I did is now deeply at odds with who I am as an editor. 'Agenda 21'³ is going out into the world on Tuesday, Nov. 20, as something decidedly different from the novel I edited. Yes, the story is the same. So are the concepts, the characters and the writing. But the name in the byline -- that changes...

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Forget this book and its fake controversy. Instea... by Lorring II on Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:09:10 PM
Forget this book and its fake controversy. Instea... by Lorring II on Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:09:43 PM