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Joe McGinniss (2) (1942–2014)

Autor(a) de Fatal Vision

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13+ Works 3,709 Membros 76 Reviews

About the Author

Joe McGinniss was born on December 9, 1942. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1964 and worked as a newspaper journalist. He wrote several nonfiction books including The Selling of the President, Going to Extremes, Fatal Vision, The Miracle of Castel di Sangro and The Rogue: mostrar mais Searching for the Real Sarah Palin. He also wrote a novel entitled The Dream Team and a memoir entitled Heroes. He died of prostate cancer on March 10, 2014 at the age of 71. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Joe McGinniss

Fatal Vision (1983) 966 cópias
Blind Faith (1988) 449 cópias
Cruel Doubt (1991) 432 cópias
Going to Extremes (1980) 257 cópias
Never Enough (2007) 211 cópias
The Last Brother (1993) 172 cópias
The Big Horse (2004) 52 cópias
Heroes (1976) 26 cópias
The Dream Team (1600) 14 cópias

Associated Works

The New Journalism (1973) — Contribuinte — 336 cópias
Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1969, Volume 1 (1998) — Contribuinte — 326 cópias
Reader's Digest Today's Best Nonfiction 18 1992 (1992) — Autor — 14 cópias
Kennedys: Stories of Life and Death from an American Family (2001) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias


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okay so this book took me way too long to read for a true crime lover.. it just was so dry and by the end of it I don't know who I was more pissed at the author Jeff or the government.
What it comes down to is this (and I can't figure out how MacDonald's supporters downplay this): the guy was a Green Beret. His family was brutally slaughtered and he had minor wounds. Was he a complete and utter wimp who was physically unable to protect his wife and children (something I can't believe) or was he himself guilty of the killings? This book gives good background on the evidence used to indict and convict the pathological, narcissistic nobody, Jeffrey MacDonald.… (mais)
b00kdarling87 | outras 21 resenhas | Jan 7, 2024 |
Joe McGinniss, whose Fatal Vision was a masterpiece of true crime writing, has written a compulsively readable book about the phenomenon known as Sarah Palin and about the phenomenal shift between admiring statesmen (and women) and worshiping at the altar of personality, where "presidential" no longer means anything than being a good drinking buddy. None of Palin's acolytes will like this book, but for those of us who only knew her as a face and a name and a public whirlwind, this is an extraordinary and revelatory work, and a real page-turner, at that.… (mais)
jumblejim | outras 6 resenhas | Aug 26, 2023 |
A fascinating portrait of Alaska in the mid 1970's, not covering the Alaskan pipeline boom so much as focusing on individual stories of how the pipeline boom changed their lives. The book is a compilation, so if you only read a chapter or two, I would recommend the chapters on the Brooks Range, Nome, and Barrow.
Brio95 | outras 3 resenhas | May 31, 2023 |
This story exemplifies the saying "money can't buy you happiness". So many sad, tragic lives in this book. I realize that there are two sides to every story, but this book left me with a lot of questions about motives and true actions of many of the main players. Did not like the audio reader much, took me awhile to get used to the tone, but it was an easy (if not light) book to listen to while walking the dog.
carolfoisset | outras 10 resenhas | Aug 3, 2021 |



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