A True Story of Murder in America

Overview: Based on the best part of a decade embedded with the homicide units of the LAPD, this groundbreaking work of reportage takes us onto the streets, inside the homes and into the lives of a community wracked by a homicide epidemic.

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Book Description: THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER – AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4 Why would you kill your neighbour? Based on the best part of a decade embedded with the homicide units of the LAPD, this groundbreaking work of reportage takes us onto the streets, inside the homes and into the lives of a community wracked by a homicide epidemic. Through the gripping story of one particular murder âe of an eighteen-year-old boy named Bryant Tennelle, gunned down one evening in spring for no apparent reason âe and of its investigation by a brilliant, ferociously driven detective âe a blond, surfer-turned-cop named John Skaggs âe it reveals the true origins of such violence, explodes the myths surrounding policing and race and shows that the only way to reverse the cycle of violence is with justice.

Book Details

  • Title: Ghettoside
  • Subtitle: A True Story of Murder in America
  • Authors: Jill Leovy
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Published Date: 2015-03-05
  • Category: Society, Homicide
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