Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson
My Life in 8 Words
MURDER BY THE BOOK
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you're bored, you have no one to blame but yourself.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Moriarty has no peer, at least in my opinion.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. The list would be endless. I guess I think I could have been a much, much better parent and husband.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. The Wart in T.H. White's The Once and Future King.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. My personal heroes are Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., John Steinbeck and Admiral James Stockdale. I realize I don't have Holmes's intellect, Steinbeck's compassionate writing excellence, or Stockdale's personal courage. But I can at least do my best to emulate them.