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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

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Prosecuting Attorney in the Manson trial, Vincent Bugliosi held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the twentieth century: the cold-blooded Tate-LaBianca murders carried out by Charles Manson and four of his followers. What motivated Manson in his seemingly mindless selection of victims, and what was his hold over the young women who obeyed his orders? Here is the gripping story of this famous and haunting crime.

Synopsis:

"[A] social document of rare importance."'"The New Republic

Synopsis:

The prosecutor of the Tate-LaBianca trials presents the inside story behind the Manson killings, explaining how Charles Manson was able to make his "family" murder for him, chronicling the investigation, and describing the court trial that brought him and his accomplices to justice.

About the Author

Vincent Bugliosi, prosecutor of Charles Manson and author of Helter Skelter, Outrage, and other #1 best-selling books, lives in Los Angeles, California.Curt Gentrylives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Cast of characters: Murders: August 9-October 14, 1969 — Killers: October 15 - November 17, 1969 — Investigation-phase two: November 18-December 31, 1969 — Search for the motive: Bible, the Beatles and helter skelter: January-February 1970 — "Don't you know who you're crucifying?": March-June 14, 1970 — Trial: June 15-November 19, 1970 — Murder in the wind: November 19, 1970-January 25, 1971 — Fires in your cities: January 26-April 19, 1971 — Epilogue: Shared madness — Afterword — Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393072365
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Murder
Author:
Gentry, Curt
Author:
Bugliosi, Vincent
Author:
Vincent Bugliosi
Author:
Curt Gentry
Subject:
California
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Murder - Serial Killers
Subject:
Murder -- California.
Subject:
Manson, Charles
Subject:
Crime-General
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Subject:
Sale Books-History
Subject:
Sale Books-Nonfiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
True Crime : Murder - Serial Killers
Publication Date:
December 2001
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
736

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"Synopsis" by , "[A] social document of rare importance."'"The New Republic
"Synopsis" by , The prosecutor of the Tate-LaBianca trials presents the inside story behind the Manson killings, explaining how Charles Manson was able to make his "family" murder for him, chronicling the investigation, and describing the court trial that brought him and his accomplices to justice.
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