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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Signed first edition of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story by John Berendt.

Octavo, [6], 388pp. Green hardcover, black spine, title stamped in green on spine. Number line listed with “C,” signifying a later printing of the first edition. Solid text block. The “fmr” error on Page 11, line 32 is corrected. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $23.00 retail price on front flap, faint wear along top edge, a near fine example. Signed by the author on the half-title: “For Michael, All the best from … John Berendt / Lexington, KY / 7/29/94.”

John Berendt (b. 1939) is a journalist turned author. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil was his first book, spending a record-setting 216 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, tells the true story of the murder trial of Jim Williams in Georgia. This book was adapted into a movie of the same name in 1997, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring John Cusack.

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New York


Random House


First Edition, Later Printing

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Near Fine

Jacket Condition

Near Fine


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