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Sidney Kirkpatrick

Sidney Kirkpatrick is an award-winning filmmaker and international best-selling author. His critically acclaimed non-fiction books include A CAST OF KILLERS, TURNING THE TIDE, LORDS OF SIPAN, EDGAR CAYCE: AN AMERICAN PROPHET, and THE REVENGE OF THOMAS EAKINS. His documentary film, MY FATHER THE PRESIDENT, about Theodore Roosevelt as seen through the eyes of his daughter, Ethel Roosevelt Derby, was a winner at the American Film Festival. HBO, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, and the A & E Television Networks have all featured his work. Biographical profiles of Kirkpatrick have appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, The New Yorker, and Playboy. He is a graduate of Hampshire College and New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He lives in Stony Brook, New York.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Details tell the story.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I turned down an opportunity to co-write a book with David Bowie

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. olives

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Hannibal Lecter

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. The first eleven pages of my biography of Edgar Cayce, from the introduction to the book

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