Ghettoside : A True Story of Murder in America. / Jill Leovy.
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- ISBN: 9780385530002 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2014.
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|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY USA TODAY AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE · A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in AmericaNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book ReviewThe Washington PostThe Boston Globe · The Globe and Mail · BookPage · Kirkus Reviews On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man is shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of the thousands of black Americans murdered that year. His assailant runs down the street, jumps into an SUV, and vanishes, hoping to join the scores of killers in American cities who are never arrested for their crimes. But as soon as the case is assigned to Detective John Skaggs, the odds...
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