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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by  John Berendt - Signed First Edition - 1994 - from BookRanger and Biblio.com

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

by Berendt, John

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Hardcover. Random House, New York (1994).Signed on FFEP by author. First Edition; Later Printing. NF, in NF dust jacket. Unclipped DJ has FPT price of $25.00 on front flap, and Printed in USA 1/94 on rear flap. DJ has "Autographed Copy" yellow sticker from Chapter 11 bookstores on front. Typo "fmr" on page 11, line 32 has been corrected to "for". Small blue ink smudge at top of FFEP, block, spine covering and DJ appears to have been imposed by Berendt during autograph session with medium blue marker. Little shelf wear, with the exception of softening of lower spine end and DJ end. Photos available upon request. Shipped in a box with bubble wrap and a tracking number.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a work by John Berendt. The book was Berendt's first, and became a The New York Times bestseller for 216 weeks following its debut. The book was subsequently made into a 1997 movie directed by Clint Eastwood based loosely on Berendt's story.


  • Bookseller: BookRanger US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BR-517-037
  • Title: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • Author: Berendt, John
  • Format/binding:Sewn binding is square and tight. Block and pages are bright and unmarked. Book appears to be lovingly read..
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0679429220
  • ISBN 13:9780679429227
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1994


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On Oct 9 2010, carolineshank said:
  "i loved this book, and the movie too"
On Oct 6 2010, Bren-Books.com said:
  "This book has everything one wants in a good read: A mystery, a terrific and unique geographical place, amazing and eccentric characters and a very well written story told by an excellent narrator and observer. Plus it is based on real events which if this were fiction--would seem unbelievable.The movie is a pale echo so do read the book and only see the movie for Lady Chablis's appearance."
On Oct 4 2010, JPasky87hotmailcom said:
  "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a sublime and seductive reading experience. Brilliantly conceived and masterfully written, this enormously engaging portrait of a most beguiling Southern city has become a modern classic. "
On Oct 4 2010, Mahenry6484 said:
  "This book is a great Murder mystery in the same themes as Sherlock Holmes Mysteries.Just when you think you have it fiqured out- you don't!The end will come as a great surprise!I loved it. Recommend to mystery lovers everywhere."
On Oct 4 2010, The Wright Book said:
  "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is a splendid book! It embodies the richness of southern living with its excesses and superstitions, its "good ole boyness", the heat, the humidity, and the spookiness of the graveyard. It's not, however, a scary story or a horror book, it is a finely written, well plotted look at the old southern traditions from the eyes of a northeastern stranger to southern ways."

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