Housewife Assassin: The Woman Who Tried to Kill President Ford


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Diversion Books
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5.5 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Geri Spieler is an investigative journalist and award-winning speaker who has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Huffington Post, Westways, and was a featured correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle. She founded and edited Electronic Commerce News, a technology journal published by Phillips Business Information, which led to a six-year assignment as a Research Director and Analyst for the Gartner Group. She is president of the California Writers Club, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Authors Guild, Women's National Book Association, the Internet Society, and Book Critics Circle. Spieler is a United States History award-winner from the International Book Awards, won the Best Nonfiction True Crime award from Bookfest, and received Five Stars from Reader's Favorite for her work, among other accolades. She lives in Northern California with her husband, her pet chickens and her fruit trees.


"Spieler offers a portrait of an erratic, unstable woman with a protean capacity to shift identities, with the 1960s and '70s as a dramatic backdrop. Fans of true crime accounts or contemporary history will savor this." ―Publishers Weekly "It is the obligation of the thoughtful journalist to tell us something meaningful that we don't already know. In Taking Aim at the President, Geri Spieler is more than up to the task. The byzantine tale of Sara Jane Moore's double, triple and quadruple lives, with so many bizarre groups - including the federal government - exploiting her vulnerabilities, is the stuff of Hollywood fiction. The fact that it's all true, and told with precision by Spieler, raises Sara Jane's story to something significantly more than a footnote to history." ―Alan Weisman, author of Prince of Darkness: Richard Perle, The Kingdom, the Power & the End of Empire in America and Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather "Geri Spieler has done a marvelous job of unraveling the details surrounding one of the most bizarre events in American history, Sara Jane