The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and A Crusade for JusticeBook - 2012
Drawn from unpublished memoirs and personal letters and diaries of Tate's late mother, father and sister, this candid account details the hunt and capture of the killers, presenting a insider's look at the trials, while also revealing the torment the victims' families endured years after the tragedy. 75,000 first printing.
Restless Souls is the true, bone-chilling chronicle of the Manson Family murders and its aftermath, from the point of view of the victims’ families.
When actress Sharon Tate and four others were brutally murdered by Charles Manson and his followers, the world was shocked. More than forty years later, the gruesome barbarity of the “Manson Family” still fascinates and horrifies.
This true crime memoir by Alisa Statman, a 20-year Tate family friend, and Brie Tate, the daughter of Sharon Tate’s niece, includes interviews with the Tate family, accounts from personal letters, tape recordings, home movies, and private diaries.
Complete with color photographs and personal insights, Restless Souls is the most revealing, riveting, and emotionally raw account of the gruesome slayings, the hunt and capture of the killers, and the behind-the-scenes drama of their trials, as well as a touching view of the torment that the victims families’ have endured for years after such tragedy.
Drawn from unpublished memoirs and personal letters and diaries of Sharon Tate's family, this candid account details the hunt and capture of the killers, the trials, and the torment the victims' families endured years after the tragedy.
The gruesome murders of the actress Sharon Tate, her unborn child, and four others at the hands of the notorious "Manson family" on August 9, 1969 rocked the nation. The atrocities, the trial and the subsequent conviction of Charles Manson and his followers spawned a media frenzy--a defining moment in an era otherwise associated with peace, love and understanding. Yet while this crime left an indelible mark on society's consciousness, it was an even more shattering personal tragedy for Sharon's loving family. Now, after nearly forty years, their story is finally revealed. Compiled by close family friend Alisa Statman and Sharon's niece Brie Tate, Restless Souls draws on unpublished material including interviews with the Tates, personal letters, tape recordings, home movies, public interviews, private journals, and official documents to provide a four-decade, three-generation memoir of crime and punishment, anguish and hope, rage and love.--From publisher description.