Fatal vision

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New American Library, Aug 1, 1984 - True Crime - 654 pages
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Fatal Vision is the electrifying true story of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the handsome, Princeton-educated physician convicted of savagely slaying his young pregnant wife and two small children, murders he vehemently denies committing. Bestselling author Joe McGinnis chronicles every aspect of this horrifying and intricate crime, and probes the life and psyche of the magnetic, all-American Jeffrey MacDonald, a golden boy who seemed destined to have it all. The result is a penetration to the heart of darknes that enshrouded one of the most complex criminal cases ever to capture the attention of the American public. It is haunting, stunningly suspenseful-a work that no reader will be able to forget. With 8 pages of dramatic photos and a special epilogue by the author

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User Review  - jlsimon7 - LibraryThing

The first time I read this book I was 15 years old. Though some of the language was above my understanding, I got the nuts and bolts of the story. In my first review of this book I wondered what ... Read full review

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User Review  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

Deeply problematic, both in the way that McGinniss gained MacDonald's trust, and how he eventually presents the facts. His theory as to a motive is also completely ludicrous, and silly as an attempt ... Read full review

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