August 28 - 2008: NY Times writes about Christa and Manso

Famous Cape Cod murder case adds another chapter

2008: "Cape Cod murder case adds another chapter"

On this day in 2008, the New York Times reported:

Peter Manso has always courted controversy to promote his books, including biographies on Norman Mailer and Marlon Brando and a provocative look at Provincetown, on the tip of Cape Cod.

And there is no lack of controversy surrounding the one he is writing for Simon & Schuster about the high-profile murder of Christa Worthington, a fashion writer who in 2002 was raped and murdered here, just south of Provincetown.

The book, Mr. Manso keeps promising, will be a “bombshell” exposing a corrupt and inept justice system riddled with cronyism and corruption.

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