Joe McGinniss was a young Philadelphia journalist when he began to follow the team of public relations men and television specialists who created Richard Nixon's image for the American public during the presidential campaign of 1968. In 1969, with the publication of The Selling of the President, Joe McGinnis immediately became a nonfiction star of the first rank. His other books include Heroes, Going to Extremes, Fatal Vision, Cruel Doubt, and a novel, The Dream Team. He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
"A haunting horror story told in compelling detail." --Newsweek "Chilling ... a haunting resurrection of crime and punishment." --Time "This is the real thing ... a terrific book that will keep you up until two in the morning." --Chicago Tribune "Riveting, first rate and frightening." --Playboy