Desert Shadows:
A True Story of the Charles Manson Family in Death Valley
by Bob Murphy


excerpt from the three page handwritten scrawl by Charles Manson
meant as a review from Charlie - 3/16/96
printed, in its entirety, as the afterword to manson family picnic


at the time manson family picnic was published
December 19, 1997
Manson was briefly residing at Pelican Bay State Prison


read a letter from Manson

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