Carol Pogash is a veteran California journalist and author of "Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case" (William Morrow & Company, 2007). She currently freelances for such publications as The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. You can follow her on Twitter @cpogash.
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