Publish date: August 29th 2012
Pages no: 977
Edition language: English
The book about Jeffrey MacDonald and the murder of his family is not without controversy and detractors. Janet Malcolm's 1990 book, The Journalist and the Murderer," accused McGinniss of acting like a confidence man, pretending friendship to gain MacDonald's trust long after McGinnis had been convin...
Joe McGinniss is a really, really creepy guy to me (like I would not want to be alone in a room with him without someone knowing where I was), so I could see him writing this book. Enough so that I could see him being the center of one of his true crime novels. But, I have to tell you that is one o...
Despite the controversy, a fascinating book.
One of the outstanding works in the true crime genre. McGinniss really got to know his subject well. There's just something extra evil about people who try to frame someone else for their crimes.
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