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
Manson Special Signed Edition
The Last Gunfight
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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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

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

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. 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 do you regret most?

A. The list would be endless. I guess I think I could have been a much, much better parent and husband.

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