Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders is by Vincent Bugliosi. A fascinating look at one of the most horrendous crime sprees in American history. In the summer of 1969, Charles Manson sent members of his Family out to commit murder to start a race war. Their bloody crimes held a generation enthralled. This account told by the prosecutor who tried the Family members, is a mesmerizing read. A must read for lovers of true crime stories.
Ratings: 11th grade - P (profanity) - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).