“A fascinating study of human behavior motivated by evil. . . . deeply poignant and revelatory… Meredith's passionate discussions of psychological influence and cult control are fascinating, and she ties these themes into her own history of growing up Jewish and facing the ever-present specter of anti-Semitism.”
“Meredith delves into the lives of two young women who participated in one of the most infamous murder sprees in American history.”
—Susan Kelly, author of The Boston Stranglers
“A fully dimensional view of the Manson–led killings that we have not seen before.”
—Michael Krasny, author of Off Mike: A Memoir of Talk Radio and Literary Life
“Thought-provoking . . . combines a compassionate memoir with meticulous journalism.”
—Julie Smith, author of the Skip Langdon mysteries
“Utterly absorbing and engaging.”
—Sue Russell, author of Lethal Intent
“A must-read book . . . a disturbing reflection of America today."
—Suzy Spencer, author of Wasted
“Meredith asks the questions that have nagged many of us for years--how does this happen? Why them, and why not me?"