Jeff Guinn

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Jeff Guinn is a former award-winning investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books, 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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Books by this Author

The Road to Jonestown
Manson Special Signed Edition
The Last Gunfight
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My Life in 8 Words

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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 flaw?

A. I'm much too impatient. I live in a near-constant state of irritability, though my irritation is usually directed at myself more than at anyone else.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Truthfully, I'm envious of Baloo the Bear in Disney's Jungle Book. I always thought he had everything just where he wanted it to be.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. That's not for me to say.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to know what Lee was really thinking prior to Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. How could such a brilliant man make such a terrible decision?