Table of Contents
   Illustrationsp. 9
   Cast of Charactersp. 13
   The Murders: August 9-October 14, 1969p. 21
   The Killers: October 15-November 17, 1969p. 111
   The Investigation--Phase Two: November 18-December 31, 1969p. 163
   The Search for the Motive: The Bible, the Beatles, and Helter Skelter January-February 1970p. 283
   "Don't You Know Who You're Crucifying?" March-June 14, 1970p. 341
   The Trial: June 15-November 19, 1970p. 401
   Murder in the Wind: November 19, 1970-January 25, 1971p. 505
   Fires in Your Cities: January 26-April 19, 1971p. 541
   Epilogue: A Shared Madnessp. 599
   Afterwordp. 637
   Indexp. 671