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Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde (Paperback)
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This is the real story of Bonnie and Clyde and their troubled times, separating fact from fiction, delivered with cinematic sweep by the author of bestselling true crime biographies of Charles Manson, Jim Jones, and the shootout at the OK Corral.

Bestselling author Jeff Guinn combines exhaustive research with surprising, newly discovered material to tell the real tale of two kids from a filthy Dallas slum who fell in love and then willingly traded their lives for a brief interlude of excitement and, more important, fame. Go Down Together has it all—true romance, rebellion against authority, bullets flying, cars crashing, and, in the end, a dramatic death at the hands of a celebrity lawman.

About the Author


Jeff Guinn is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together, The Last Gunfight, Manson, and The Road to Jonestown. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas, and is a member of the Texas Literary Hall of Fame.

Praise For…


“Engaging. . . reads like a road story—two kids from the Dallas slums in a fast car, headed to nowhere good.”

The New Yorker

“A fine work of history. . . . Easily readable and includes much of the last
two decades’ new scholarship. . . . Especially good at . . . placing Bonnie
and Clyde in context.” —Bryan Burrough,
The New York Times Book Review

“A rollicking read, an astonishing story of perseverance in the face of hopelessness,
and a perverse tale of two lovers whom only death could part.”
—Mark Dunkelman, The Providence Journal

“Guinn cuts through the sex and gunsmoke surrounding the gangster
love story of Bonnie and Clyde. . . . A welcome corrective.”
—J. Lynn Lunsford, The Wall Street Journal

“Guinn has deftly restored the humanity of America’s best known
crime couple, stripping away the Hollywood glamour and hype with
the unvarnished but equally compelling truth.”
—Kathleen Krog, The Miami Herald


Product Details
ISBN: 9781416557074
ISBN-10: 1416557075
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: March 9th, 2010
Pages: 480
Language: English