And the Sea Will Tell
ALONE WITH HER NEW HUSBAND on a tiny Pacific atoll, a young woman, combing the beach, finds an odd aluminum container washed up out of the lagoon, and beside it on the sand something glitters -- a gold tooth in a scorched human skull. The investigation that follows uncovers an extraordinarily complex and puzzling true-crime story. Only Vincent Bugliosi, who recounted his s...more
while living on their yacht in palmyra, they encounter another young couple who have the...more
This book is definitely one of my all time favorites.
*heads up-language and adult themes.
Throughout the book, he discusses the importance of his final summation and...more
Once I started reading the book, there was no way I'm going to put...more
Vincent Bugliosi, an excellent high-profile criminal lawyer, turns out to also be a fantastic crime writer. He is so wonderfully descriptive, that I felt I could imagine myself in every scene, down to the last detail. The book also c...more
One person prosecuted as the murderer was as despicable as Charles Manson, another case this master detective / attorney was involved with. The other person, as you will see also is an...more
Unfortunately, we'll never know what truly happened on the island (though there are only a few possible outcomes) but Bugliosi strives to give the reader as much information as possible. And, without getting into spoiler territory, I can't sa...more
If your experience with criminal trial consists of Law & Order, you will find the very detailed trial retelling hard to slog through. The trial is the meat of the book. After the initial sunshine and excitement on Palmyra, the courtroom in rainy San Francisco isn't quite as scintillating, especially since it takes place 11 years lat...more
It's told in two segments. First, the story leading up to the crime is told with journal entries, memories of family member...more
To wit: Four people are on a remote, even spooky South Pacific island named Palmyra. Two, a married couple, disappear and are presumed dead. The other two — a hippie with a murky criminal past and his maybe-not-as-naive-as-she-seems girlfriend — turn up months later in Hawaii with the boat belonging to the vanished couple. The man is fou...more
the south pacific. Bugliosi (who co-wrote Helter Skelter of Manson fame)writes well and clearly
as he takes you through the relationship of people that were on the island and then eventuallly
through the court case (he's a defense representative). I picked the book up because I watch a
horror film (called Unihabited Australia 2010)which claimed the movie was based on true events, which is was'nt of course...more
In his books he claimed that O.J Simpson and Lee Harvey Oswald were guilty of the crimes they were accused of.
In his latest book he states that George W. Bush should be prosecuted for murder.
Bugliosi lives in Pasadena, CA.