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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
by Vincent Bugliosi

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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi Overview

A national bestseller—7 million copies sold. 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 victim A national bestseller—7 million copies sold. 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. 50 pages of b/w photographs. Both Helter Skelter and Vincent Bugliosi's subsequent Till Death Us Do Part won Edgar Allan Poe Awards for best true-crime book of the year. Bugliosi is also the author of Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O. J. Simpson Got Away with Murder (Norton, 1996) and other books. Curt Gentry, an Edgar winner, is the author of J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets (available in Norton paperback) and Frame-Up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings.

Vincent Bugliosi

About Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders Description

American attorney and author, best known for prosecuting Charles Manson and his followers for the murder of Sharon Tate and others. In his books he claimed that O.J Simpson and Lee Harvey Oswald were guilty of the crimes they were accused of. In his latest book he states that George W. Bush should be prosecuted for murder. Bugliosi lived in Pasadena, CA.

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Original Title Helter Skelter: The True Story of The Manson Murders ISBN 0393322238 (ISBN13: 9780393322231 ) Edition Language English setting United States of America Literary Awards Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime (1975) (54)