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Midnight in the garden of good and evil : a Savannah story

著者: John Berendt
出版商: New York : Random House, ©1994.
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"Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction.  再读一些...
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Berendt, John, 1939-
Midnight in the garden of good and evil.
New York : Random House, c1994
(OCoLC)608948639
Online version:
Berendt, John, 1939-
Midnight in the garden of good and evil.
New York : Random House, c1994
(OCoLC)621934251
提及的人: Jim Williams
材料类型: 传记, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: John Berendt
ISBN: 0679429220 9780679429227 0679643419 9780679643418
OCLC号码: 27975809
奖励: Lambda Literary Award, 1994
描述: 388 p. ; 25 cm.
内容: An Evening in Mercer House --
Destination Unknown --
The Sentimental Gentleman --
Settling In --
The Inventor --
The Lady of Six Thousand Songs --
The Grand Empress of Savannah --
Sweet Georgia Brown's --
A Walking Streak of Sex --
It Ain't Braggin' If Y'Really Done It --
News Flash --
Gunplay --
Checks and Balances --
The Party of the Year --
Civic Duty --
Trial --
A Hole in the Floor --
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil --
Lafayette Square, We Are Here --
Sonny --
Notes on a Rerun --
The Pod --
Lunch --
Black Minuet --
Talk of the Town --
Another Story --
Lucky Number --
Glory --
And the Angels Sing.
责任: John Berendt.
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"Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction. Berendt skillfully interweaves a hugely entertaining first-person account of life in this isolated remnant of the Old South with the unpredictable twists and turns of a landmark murder case." "It is a spellbinding story peopled by a gallery of remarkable characters: the well-bred society ladies of the Married Woman's Card Club; the turbulent young redneck gigolo; the hapless recluse who owns a bottle of poison so powerful it could kill every man, woman, and child in Savannah; the aging and profane Southern belle who is the "soul of pampered self-absorption"; the uproariously funny black drag queen; the acerbic and arrogant antiques dealer; the sweet-talking, piano-playing con artist; young blacks dancing the minuet at the black debutante ball; and Minerva, the voodoo priestess who works her magic in the graveyard at midnight. These and other Savannahians act as a Greek chorus, with Berendt revealing the alliances, hostilities, and intrigues that thrive in a town where everyone knows everyone else." "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story is a sublime and seductive reading experience. Brilliantly conceived and masterfully written, this enormously engaging portrait of a most beguiling southern city is certain to become a modern classic."--BOOK JACKET.

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Another great "nonfiction" work from Berendt. This book reminded me a little of "All the King's Men" (the Southern setting, the quirky characters and the murder on which it hinged).

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