Howard, Clark. New York: Crown (1993). . Book Club Edition. 432 pp. Photos. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears. “A portrait of a young teenage girl convicted in the brutal 1976 slayings of her father, mother, and brother draws on interviews with Patricia Columbo and others to provide a detailed study of the causes, events, and aftermath of the crime.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.