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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil a Savannah story

By: Berendt, John

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Seller ID: 1074


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-... View more info

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil a Savannah story

By: Berendt, John

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Seller ID: 1777


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-... View more info

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Historic signs of Savannah: photographs from the collection of the Georgia Historical Society

By: Gunther, Justin

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia: 2004

Seller ID: 1712


Images of America; From the cotton boom after the Civil War to Savannah's economic decline around the middle of the 20th century, the city's streetscapes were crowded with signs. In a time before strict sign regulations, business owners embellished building facades and and rooftops with extensive signage to catch the eye of pedestrians and motorists. The abundance of advertising was symbolic of Savannah's rapid growth and prosperity, but the majority of these signs were ... View more info

Plunkitt of Tammany Hall A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practica Politics

By: Riordon, William L.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Signet Classic: 1996

Seller ID: 1375


This classic work offers the unblushing, unvarnished wit and wisdom of one of the most fascinating figures ever to play the American political game and win. George Washington Plunkitt rose from impoverished beginnings to become ward boss of the Fifteenth Assembly District in New York, a key player in the powerhouse political team of Tammany Hall, and, not incidentally, a millionaire. In a series of utterly frank talks given at his headquarters (Graziano’s bootblack sta... View more info

Savannah A History of Her People Since 1733

By: Russell, Preston and Barbara Hines

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Savannah, GA, Frederic C. Beil Publisher: 1992

Seller ID: 1737


Book is almost like new, but includes an inscription written in pen on the first page. ; Since 1992 this book has been the benchmark history of Savannah, Georgia. Includes more than 150 illustrations, bibliography, and index. View more info