Peter Manso

Peter Manso is the author of biographies of Marlon Brando and Normal Mailer, as well as Ptown: Art, Sex, and Money on the Outer Cape, which was a No. 1 Boston Globe bestseller. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Vanity Fair, the Sunday Times of London, Paris Match, and many other publications here and abroad.
Jul 18, 2011
An excerpt from Peter Manso’s recently published book Reasonable Doubt: The Fashion Writer, Cape Cod, and the Trial of Chris McCowen. by Peter Manso Introduction The American murder trial as a metaphor for the nation as a whole has become, in recent years, almost a cliché....