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The Resource Murder in Mississippi, John Safran

Murder in Mississippi, John Safran

Label
Murder in Mississippi
Title
Murder in Mississippi
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John Safran
Title variation
Murder in Mississippi
Title variation remainder
the true story of how I met a white supremacist, befriended his black killer and wrote this book
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a dazzling adventure in crime, race and genre. Funny and frightening, challenging and bizarre, Safran has written exactly the sort of idiosyncratic book one would have hoped, and revealed himself as a talented prose writer in the process
Member of
Summary
An unlikely journalist, a murder case in Mississippi, and a fascinating literary true crime story about race, money, sex, and power in the modern American South
Tone
Writing style
Award
Ned Kelly Award for Best True Crime, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10277545
Cataloging source
ANL
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Safran, John
Dewey number
364.1523
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Barrett, Richard
  • McGee, Vincent Justin
  • Murder victims
  • Murderers
  • White supremacy movements
  • Whites
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
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the tangled tale of a white supremacist, a Black hustler, a murder, and how I lost a year in Mississippi
Label
Murder in Mississippi, John Safran
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"The true story of how I met a white supremacist, befriended his black killer and wrote this book" --Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051830067
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781926428468
Isbn Type
(paperback) :
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits
Label
Murder in Mississippi, John Safran
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The true story of how I met a white supremacist, befriended his black killer and wrote this book" --Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051830067
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781926428468
Isbn Type
(paperback) :
Other physical details
colour illustrations, portraits

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