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Peter Hellman

Peter Hellman is an author and journalist with a decades-long career who has written about everything from wine fraud to true crime to the Holocaust. He is the author of Chief!: Classic Cases from the Files of the Chief of Detectives (1974), about NYPD Chief of Detectives Al Seedman; When Courage was Stronger Than Fear (1980) about non-Jews who saved Jews during World War II; and Fifty Year after Kitty Genovese: Inside the Case that Rocked Our Faith and Each Other (with Albert A. Seedman). His work has appeared in New York Magazine, New York Sun, The Forward, and Real Simple, among many other publications. He is a writer for Wine Spectator and started covering the case of wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan in 2008. The culmination of all that work is In Vino Duplicitas: The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire. 

"Inside the Biggest Wine Hoax in History"
Publishers Weekly Review of In Vino Duplicitas
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