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Occupation of Iraq Satirized in New Novel ‘Hocus Potus’

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Aired 4/19/09

Tom Fudge: There have been many satires written about war. Catch-22 is well known, and there are many others. Now, a former Time Magazine correspondent has written one about Iraq. The novel is called Hocus Potus , and the author is Malcolm MacPherson. In the story, a con man named Rick Gannon says he may have located Saddam's weapons of mass destruction.

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  • Malcolm MacPherson, journalist and the author of 13 fiction and non-fiction works. He reported from Iraq for Time Magazine . His last book is a work of fiction, called Hocus Potus .  

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