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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 obs

Author John Berendt

Pages 400

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2010-05-12

ISBN 0307538370 9780307538376


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sarah_godhard shared a tip "Totally different kind of book, but I just finished The Keeper of Lost Things and really liked it!"

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shawna_lubs shared a tip "You know, I read this book YEARS ago. I remember liking it, but I haven't read anything else by this author."

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kay_doyle shared a tip "I liked it because of the setting. Savanna is a beautiful place"

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jennie_damron shared a tip "It read like a novel. I have never read anything quite like this."

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amanda_howlett shared a tip "Right now i am reading Signs from Pets in the Afterlife. I just lost my furbaby. So this hits home."

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marleen_gonzalez shared a tip "I appreciate the différences in characters, thé mystery and some of thé humor that takes place. Good book."

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laura_holtkamp shared a tip "It's a movie too!"

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laura_holtkamp shared a tip "I live Savannah so anything about the city intrigues me."

lynn_5544 shared a tip "I have never read any other books by this author. It was a fun read though."

phillip_gabler shared a tip "Loved it. Must visit. The people seem to have an extreme eccentricity."

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susan_williams_2339 shared a tip "I don’t actually. Im using this app to try and start reading again. What have you been reading lately?"

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ellie_fair shared a tip "Ahhh do I have to pick just 1??? Lol"

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janet_hughes_637 shared a tip "It's been a long time but I remember really liking it !"

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wendy_mcgrath shared a tip "Yes worth the read"

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chrissy_post shared a tip "Just finished We Were Liars. I liked it but didn't think it was really worth the hype. The Silent Patient was excellent!"

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ashlen_bell shared a tip "Do it! When I went to Savannah I was asked at least 3 times if I knew about the book and/or the bird girl. 🤷‍♀️"

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steven_n_monica_cru shared a tip "Loved it"

clarissa_carter-davis shared a tip "As good as the movie and I almost never say that. Definitely worth reading."

susan_darcey shared a tip "I enjoyed the movie but the book was so much better. So much more detail which is what made it so good in the first place."

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mandy_johnson_5465 shared a tip "Sadly, this is the only book by him that I’ve read. And I was maybe 15 or 16 years old when I read it."

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chrissy_bond shared a tip "Great Southern True Crime Book."

cory_ratzlaff shared a tip "Super funny and engrossing, good characters."

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leslie_trippy shared a tip "One of my favorite books! Such interesting real-life characters; set in Savannah. What is not to like?"

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allison_cisler shared a tip "I want to read it."

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casey_barker shared a tip "This is the only one I've read by him. Honestly trying to get back to reading with the voracity I had as a teenager."

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hannah_craig shared a tip "Beautifully told story"

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caroline_franklin shared a tip "Definitely worth it. They also made it into a movie that features some of the actual characters as themselves."

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