Jeff Guinn

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Jeff Guinn is a former award-winning investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books of fiction and nonfiction, including Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How It Changed the West, and Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson. Guinn lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson

Why does Charles Manson remain a looming figure in pop culture more than forty years after being convicted for the grisly Los Angeles murders he orchestrated?

My Life in 8 Words

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MURDER BY THE BOOK
2342 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you're bored, you have no one to blame but yourself.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I know it sounds pretty obsessive, but I dread every having a moment in my life when I can't think of anything to do. I don't want to become an old man who has lost interest in everything.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'd like to say it's my sparkling blue eyes, but more and more it's my age and weight. I'll never get anywhere based on looks.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Again, I'm not qualified to say. Maybe my intense curiousity about everything around me - that, in my opinion, is the most important quality a writer can have.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Moriarty has no peer, at least in my opinion.

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