A bad actor and his family | March 18, 2022 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |


Palo Alto Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - March 18, 2022

A bad actor and his family

With 'Booth,' former Peninsula resident Karen Joy Fowler looks at the lives of a famous assassin's relatives before and after his crime

by Michael Berry

In her new historical novel, former Palo Alto resident Karen Joy Fowler chronicles the story of a family made notorious with one heinous act that reshaped the course of U.S. history.

This story contains 898 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a member, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Membership starts at $12 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Join

Email Contributing Writer Michael Berry at mikeberry@mindspring.com.