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At issue was mcginnisss conduct while reporting his masterwork, fatal vision, a book about jeffrey macdonald, the handsome young army doctor who. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Remembering author joe mcginniss, whose fatal vision. The killings became known as the fatal vision case, the title of a 1983 truecrime book macdonald asked author joe mcginniss to write to show that he was innocent. He is popularly known for his trilogy of bestselling true crime booksfatal vision, blind faith, and cruel doubtwhich were adapted into several tv miniseries and movies. December 9, 1942 march 10, 2014 was an american nonfiction writer and novelist. Fatal vision 1984 dvd is an excellent and taught tv movie thriller. Just like the jury, mcginniss eventually became convinced of. Find books like fatal vision from the worlds largest community of readers.1190 1383 530 1435 104 764 1039 643 1333 682 767 1040 360 1265 118 639 900 468 952 157 646 1380 1311 1423 307 858 860 1491 375