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The hotel was beloved by Hollywood's elite for its intimate charm, and the management was appreciated for its discretion."If you must get into trouble, do it at the Chateau Marmont," one Hollywood mogul in the 1930s had famously advised.The outdoor swimming pool, grand reception area, and open-air dining room rounded out the idyllic picture, offering guests the transient belief they were experiencing the grandeur of a French castle.
Los Angeles became a mecca for the most hedonistic aspects of this emerging counterculture: psychedelic drug use, sexual freedom and experimentation, smoking grass.As she strolled along Sunset Boulevard that sunny Wednesday morning, her skirt fluttered in the breeze and her pigtails flew this way and that.Her step was lively as her white Mary Janes tap-tap-tapped on the sidewalk.She is author of four crime books, The Good Son, Murder at Yale, Behind the Mask—all available from St.Martin's Press True Crime Library—and Baby-faced Butchers, as well as other works including Odyssea and Natural Disasters.
Each morning she would wake up extra early and, without telling her parents, walk all the way to Gardner Elementary instead of taking the public bus.