Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

John Berendt
This Study Guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
This section contains 487 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Study Guide

Chapter 3 Summary

The narrator rents an apartment in the historic part of Savannah and begins to explore his surroundings. He notices piano music constantly coming from the house next door, 16 East Jones Street, and sees visitors coming and going through the unlocked door. After he witnesses an elderly lady breaking the front door windows with a hammer, he decides to wait until he investigates the house further. He visits the Savannah Historical Society, and receives a brief Civil War history of Savannah. He discovers that the woman declared sane despite her love for the tango was a black woman, and finds that Martin Luther King, Jr., referred to Savannah as "the most desegregated city in the South."

The introduction to the house next door begins with a visit from Mandy Nichols, a beautiful, curvaceous singer. She is the girlfriend of Joe Odom, the owner of...

(read more from the Chapter 3 Summary)

This section contains 487 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook