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Creepy crawling : Charles Manson and the many lives of America's most infamous family / Jeffrey Melnick.

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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 364 MEL (Text) 37521530901851 AMPL Adult New Nonfiction Shelf Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 364.1523 MEL (Text) 34330513264516 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Checked out 11/26/2018
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 364.15 MEL (Text) 37323005408680 NONFIC Checked out 12/05/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 364.1523 MEL (Text) 78551000537732 Non-Fiction Checked out 11/23/2018
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 364 MELN (Text) 39231033474608 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room In process -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library BIO MANSON Charles (Text) 38650833418021 Biography Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 364 MEL (Text) 70741000151510 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington 364.15 MELNICK (Text) 36820000406545 ADULT NONFICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781628728934
  • ISBN: 1628728930
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 419 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-399) and index ([405]-419).
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"Creepy crawling" was the Manson Family's practice of secretly entering someone's home and, without harming anyone, leaving only a trace of evidence that they had been there, some reminder that the sanctity of the private home had been breached. Now, author Jeffrey Melnick reveals just how much the Family creepy crawled their way through Los Angeles in the sixties and then on through American social, political, and cultural life for close to fifty years, firmly lodging themselves in our minds. Even now, it is almost impossible to discuss the sixties, teenage runaways, sexuality, drugs, music, California, and even the concept of family without referencing Manson and his "girls." Not just another history of Charles Manson, Creepy Crawling explores how the Family weren't so much outsiders but emblematic of the Los Angeles counterculture freak scene, and how Manson worked to connect himself to the mainstream of the time. Ever since they spent two nights killing seven residents of Los Angeles--what we now know as the "Tate-LaBianca murders”--the Manson family has rarely slipped from the American radar for long. From Emma Cline's The Girls to the recent TV show Aquarius, the family continues to find an audience. What is it about Charles Manson and his family that captivates us still? Author Jeffrey Melnick sets out to answer this question in this fascinating and compulsively readable cultural history of the Family and their influence from 1969 to the November 2017 death in prison of Charles Manson, himself, and beyond.
Subject: Manson, Charles, 1934-2017
Murderers > United States > Biography
Criminals > United States > Biography
Serial murderers
Cults > United States
TRUE CRIME / Murder / Serial Killers.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws.
TRUE CRIME / Murder / General.
Genre: Biographies
True crime stories

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