Part memoir and part true-crime narrative, the book explores how Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel, seemingly a pair of bright, promising girls, carried out horrific acts of butchery on the Manson’s orders in the summer of 1969. At their murder trial the following year, lead prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi described the two so-called Manson Women as “human monsters.” But to anyone who knew them growing up, Meredith finds that they seemed incapable of such an unfathomable crime.
Meredith sits down for a Q&A about the book with her daughter Caitlin Meredith. Both women are award-winning journalists whose work has appeared in The Pacific Sun, The
The 411: The Outdoor Art Club host author Nikki Meredith in a Q&A with her daughter Caitlin Meredith about her book, The Manson Women and Me: Monsters, Morality & Murder, at a free event on Wednesday, October 3 at 7pm. 1 West Blithedale Avenue. Free and open to the public.