Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

John Berendt
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Chapter 1

• The story is about a murder trial in 1981 in Savannah, Georgia.

• The book's themes are money, isolation, illusion and good vs. evil.

• Jim Williams is a wealthy antiques dealer who has a violent encounter with a ruffian, Danny Hansford.

• Jim is a member of Savannah's elite and is famous for historical preservation.

• Jim is nouveau riche rather than inheriting his fortune from a well-established family.

• Jim is famous for his elaborate Christmas parties

Chapter 2

• The narrator is a New Yorker who comes to Savannah for a vacation and is intrigued enough to stay for awhile.

• The narrator is familiar with all the typical attributes of Savannah and finds it to be an idyllic town full of strange characters and Southern hospitality.

• An elderly woman named Mary Harty gives the narrator a tour of Savannah, ending in the cemetery where they sit and drink martinis.

Chapter 3

• The narrator's...

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