Murder in Mississippi

Murder in Mississippi

John Safran

whilst filming his television sequence Race family members, John Safran spent an uneasy couple of days with one in all Mississippi's such a lot infamous white supremacists. A yr later, he heard that the fellow were murdered – and what used to be extra, the killer was once black.

At first the homicide appeared a twist at the outdated Deep South race crimes. yet then extra information rolled in. probably it used to be a dispute over funds, or so much intriguingly, over intercourse. may possibly the notorious racist even have been secretly homosexual, with a specific thing for black males? Did Safran have the final pictures of him alive? might this be the tale of an entire life? Seizing his Truman Capote second, he jumped on a airplane to hide the trial.

Over six months, Safran received deeper and deeper into the South, turning into entwined within the lives of these hooked up with the homicide – white separatists, black campaigners, attorneys, investigators, neighbours, even the killer himself. And the extra he talked with them, the fewer basic the crime, and the area, seemed.

Murder in Mississippi is a brilliantly cutting edge true-crime tale. Taking us locations purely he can, Safran paints an engrossing, revealing portrait of a lifeless guy, his assassin, where they lived and the method of searching for out the reality approximately anything.

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