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According to a new biography, "Teller of Many Tales: The Lives of Laurens van der Post," by the British journalist J. D. F. Jones, published here last month by Carroll & Graf, van der Post was a fraud who deceived people about everything from the amount of time he actually spent with the Bushmen to his military record during World War II. His claim that he had brokered the settlement in the Rhodesian civil war was a lie as was his insistence that he was a close friend of Jung's, Mr. Jones says.

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/08/03/books/03POST.html?tntemail1

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