Joe Gould's Secret

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Eli Wallach reads a classic literary mystery by New Yorker journalist Joseph Mitchell, describing his true-life encounter with a Greenwich Village bohemian in the 1940s who claims to have written a great American book.

A film version of `Joe Gould's Secret' opens in America next month.

Abridged by Patrick Carroll (1/5).

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Eli Wallach reads five extracts from journalist Joseph Mitchell's story describing a true-life encounter with a Greenwich Village bohemian in the 1940s who claims to have written a great American book.

2: Joe Gould agrees to meet Joseph Mitchell to reveal details of his hidden masterwork.

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Eli Wallach reads New Yorker journalist Joseph Mitchell's classic literary mystery (3/5).

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Eli Wallach reads five extracts from journalist Joseph Mitchell's story describing his true-life encounter with a Greenwich Village bohemian in the 1940s who claims to have compiled a great oral history of the world.

4: Joe Gould is shot to fame by the appearance of Mitchell's article in the New Yorker of 12 December 1942.

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Eli Wallach concludes his reading of Joseph Mitchell's classic literary mystery which has now been made into a feature film.