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Selanne rips Boudreau, but Ducks coach understands

In this May 16, 2014 file photo, Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland, takes to the ice as head coach Bruce Boudreau, upper center, looks on along with center Nick Bonino during the third period in Game 7 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings in Anaheim, Calif. elanne managed to make a stir on the first day of the Anaheim Ducks' training camp even after his retirement. Coach Bruce Boudreau and Selanne's former teammates  reacted with disappointment and chuckles Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, after hearing about Selanne's fierce criticism of Boudreau in a new biography published in Finland. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Teemu Selanne managed to make a stir on the first day of the Anaheim Ducks’ training camp even after his retirement.

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Copyright 5/8/2014 Publishers Weekly. Week ending 9/14/2014, powered by Nielsen Bookscan 5/8/2014 The Nielsen Company.

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A glance at disputed passages in Three Cups of Tea

Colorado-based author Jon Krakauer gestures during an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Denver.  Three years ago, "60 Minutes" and  Krakauer alleged that Greg Mortenson, author of "Three Cups of Tea",  fabricated much of the book and mismanaged the charity he co-founded, Central Asia Institute. The Central Asia Institute lost most of its donors, with contributions plummeting from a high of about $22 million in 2010 to $2.7 million last year.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Greg Mortenson’s best-selling book “Three Cups of Tea” came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here’s a look at some of those stories, what is being disputed and Mortenson’s response in a recent interview with The Associated Press:

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‘Three Cups of Tea’ author plans reluctant return

Author and founder of the Central Asia Institute charity, Greg Mortenson pauses during an interview with The Associated Press  in the backyard of his home in Bozeman, Mont., Sept. 16, 2014. Mortenson is responsible for the creation of numerous schools across Afghanistan and Pakistan. In addition, Mortenson has been accused of numerous offences including exaggeration of facts in his books and financial crimes within Central Asia Institute. Mortenson is the author of the bestselling book, Three Cups of Tea. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn’t want to talk about his best-selling “Three Cups of Tea” book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.

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Book on Jewish food features intro by Joan Rivers

This Oct. 5, 2009 file photo shows Joan Rivers posing as she presents "Comedy Roast with Joan Rivers " during the 25th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81, is the opening act for "Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food." Set to be published in December by powerHouse Books, "Eating Delancey" is a tribute to knishes, bagels, pickles and other staples of the Jewish immigrant community of Manhattan's Lower East Side. She provides some family stories and some Jewish jokes in the introduction.  (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A few months before she died, Joan Rivers agreed to contribute to a book about Jewish food.

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