The Susan Polk murder trial-in which Polk, acting as her own attorney, was tried and convicted of the murder of her husband and former therapist, Felix Polk - is one of the most sensational true crime cases of recent years. And one of the leading journalists working on the case is Carol Pogash. Writing for both the "New York Times" and the "Los Angeles Times", Carol has delved deeply into the back stories of all the protagonists; now, in "Seduced by Madness", she offers the richest and most textured recreation of this twisted story.
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Carol Pogash is a regular contributor to the New York Times and has written for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, Washington Post, and many other newspapers and magazines. She is the author of the book As Real As It Gets. She lives in Orinda, California.Review:
“ Nobody knows this case better, or tells it so well, as Carol Pogash.” (--Keith Morrison, award-winning correspondent for Dateline)
“Veteran journalist Carol Pogash offers a complex, detailed, and nuanced exploration of the “perfect” Boomer family.” (--Dennis McDougal, author of Angel of Darkness)
“The story is utterly compelling, but it took a writer of Carol Pogash’s talents to make a book this good.” (--Ayelet Waldman, author of Love and Other Impossible Pursuits)
“In this electrifying look at the complexities of the Susan Polk murder case, Carol Pogash goes beyond the lurid headlines.” ( Cassandra King, author of The Sunday Wife)
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Book Description Harper Paperbacks, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Int. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061467707
Book Description HarperPB, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061467707