Twentynine Palms: A True Story of Murder, Marines, and the Mojave (Paperback)
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Twentynine Palms is a compelling account of the devastating murder of two young girls by a troubled Marine in the rural California desert town of Twentynine Palms. More than just a murder-mystery, Twentynine Palms is a passionate dissection of desert life itself. How did such a grisly crime occur in the shadow of a military outpost populated by those who are sworn to protect us?
About the Author
DEANNE STILLMAN is the author of Twentynine Palms, a Los Angeles Times bestseller and one of its Best Books of 2001. Hunter Thompson called it "a strange and brilliant story by an important American writer." Her work appears in various publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, and Slate. She lives in Los Angeles.
T. Jefferson Parker is the bestselling author of fourteen previous novels, including Storm Runners and The Fallen. Alongside Dick Francis and James Lee Burke, Parker is one of only three writers to be awarded the Edgar Award for Best Novel more than once. Parker lives with his family in Southern California.
CHARLES BOWDEN is a writer whose work appears regularly in Harper's, GQ, and other national publications. He is the author of several previous books of nonfiction, including Down by the River. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.