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About the time a Vanity Fair editor befriended a wealthy heiress, who turned out to be a con artist

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Anna's European accent was hard to place. Was she German or Russian? Her manners were intriguing, as was her appearance. 

"For a lot of our friendship, I knew there was something not quite right about Anna, but it never occurred to me that the not-quite-right went that deep," Rachel says two years after her friendship with a volatile social climber nearly destroyed her life.

Speaking exclusively to The Weekly about her memoir, My Friend Anna, she details the odyssey of excess Anna led her on, and the nightmare that followed when it all came undone.

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