Jeff Guinn

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Jeff Guinn is a former award-winning investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How It Changed the West, and Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson. Guinn lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Books by this Author

The Road to Jonestown
Manson
Manson Special Signed Edition
The Last Gunfight
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Shootout at the O.K. Corral

On this day - October 26, 1881 - legendary lawman Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and the Earp brothers face down a rowdy gang of Cowboys in Tombstone in the Arizona Territory, as documented in Jeff Guinn's THE LAST SHOOTOUT.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you're bored, you have no one to blame but yourself.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Laziness. Mine or anybody's else's. I'm not real high on self-pity, either.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I know it sounds pretty obsessive, but I dread every having a moment in my life when I can't think of anything to do. I don't want to become an old man who has lost interest in everything.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to know what Lee was really thinking prior to Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. How could such a brilliant man make such a terrible decision?

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Truthfully, I'm envious of Baloo the Bear in Disney's Jungle Book. I always thought he had everything just where he wanted it to be.

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