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Vincent Bugliosi (1934–2015)

Autor(a) de Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

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About the Author

Vincent T. Bugliosi, Jr. (August 18, 1934 - June 6, 2015) was an American attorney and New York Times bestselling author. During his eight years in the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, he was best known for prosecuting Charles Manson and other defendants accused of the seven mostrar mais Tate-LaBianca murders of August 9-10, 1969. Although Manson did not physically participate in the murders at Sharon Tate's home, Bugliosi used circumstantial evidence to show that he had orchestrated the killings. Bugliosi co-wrote Helter Skelter and later wrote and co-wrote more than a dozen books, including Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away with Murder, Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder and Divinity of Doubt: The God Question. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Vincent Bugliosi

Associated Works

Murder in Brentwood (1997) — Prefácio — 240 exemplares
The Best American Political Writing 2002 (2002) — Contribuidor — 27 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Bugliosi, Vincent
Nome legal
Bugliosi, Vincent T., Jr.
Outros nomes
BUGLIOSI, Vincent
Data de nascimento
1934-08-18
Data de falecimento
2015-06-06
Localização do túmulo
Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California, USA
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Hibbing, Minnesota, USA
Local de falecimento
Los Angeles, California, USA
Causa da morte
cancer
Locais de residência
Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Educação
University of Miami (BA|1956)
University of California, Los Angeles (LL.B|1964)
Ocupações
journalist
writer
Organizações
Los Angeles County District Attorney
Prémios e menções honrosas
Edgar Award (1975)

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highly suggest that everybody read this book. It is, without hesitation, a genuine masterpiece in real life horror.
The first page on the book reads: "The Story in Which You Are About to Read Will Scare the Hell Out of You". That is not an understatement.

looking down on an excruciating scene of human barbarity. Not ONE detail is left to the imagination.
You will feel like you are inside the investigation, working with Bugliosi to pinpoint these motives, journeying with the killers step by step as they act out there darkest fantasies. You will begin to second guess "The White Album" and be disturbed by Manson's seemingly psychotic interpretation of it. (Make a point to listen to this album afterwards, and you will feel transported back to the Spahn Ranch where the madness soon ensued) You will feel yourself singing crazy ballads with the Family, you will become ancy inside Susan Atkins' jail cell. You will be scared alongside Linda Kasabian on the long night ride to the Tate house. All these feelings and more will incorporate your senses whilst reading this horrifying story.… (mais)
 
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b00kdarling87 | 89 outras críticas | Jan 7, 2024 |
Quite interesting. When it got to the testimonies of the defendants I started skimming because I figured it was all lies, and by the time we were in the closing statements I was heavily skimming because it got very repetitive. I skimmed basically everything after that until it came to the epilogue, which, along with the afterward, returned to new and interesting points.

Final thought: I was surprised and titillated at how much the author threw the cops under the bus, it must have been quite controversial at the time.… (mais)
 
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blueskygreentrees | 89 outras críticas | Nov 5, 2023 |
I couldn't get through it. Maybe it was the way the story was told. I never felt like I was getting a sense of the people who joined the Family, or why they did.
 
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nogomu | 89 outras críticas | Oct 19, 2023 |
I started this book and just had to grimace and toss it aside. Was Manson out of his mind? No. Manson was a con artist who was able to hold on to the minds gulliable fools. He knew exactly what he was doing and he knew the media was going to eat it up with a golden ladle. That made him very dangerous. Was he a serial Killer? By definition...No. The media along with this book is responsible for turning these criminals and criminals after them into celebrities. I can't help but see this book as a cash machine that turned a little guy with a big mouth into a celebrity which to this day has nursed an entire counter culture.… (mais)
 
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JHemlock | 89 outras críticas | Jul 18, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
17
Also by
2
Membros
7,782
Popularidade
#3,134
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
141
ISBN
139
Línguas
6
Marcado como favorito
10

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