Chapter Two - Poor Little Rich Boy
2013: Dursts interview with Jarecki begins with his childhood, when he witnessed his mothers suicide. His father, Seymour distant and cold, obsessed with building the Durst Organization into a real-estate behemoth and leaving his mark on the Manhattan skyline pressures young Robert to join the family business. Durst describes his disinterest in following in his fathers footsteps, and recalls meeting Kathie McCormack, a beautiful girl from a modest background. The couple fall in love and move to Vermont, where they lead a simple life and run a health-food store called All Good Things. But not long after, Seymour prevails and Robert returns to New York to take his place at the powerful Durst Organization.