Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

John Berendt
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Chapter 19 Summary

The next scene is on St. Patrick's Day, when the narrator and Joe Odom are watching the famous parade from the roof of Joe's home on Lafayette Square. One float passes by that carries a dead Union soldier in a wagon pulled by men dressed in Confederate uniforms. Joe comments that that is what could happen to a Yankee making trouble in Savannah. Joe, however, says he is fine with whatever the narrator is writing, because he will end up being the good guy in the end.

Joe lives in Hamilton-Turner House, a four-story elaborately decorated mansion. He continues to host tours, even though the interior is not well-preserved, has been converted into apartments, and is full of fixtures and antiques not original to the house. He hires Gloria, a black, cheery housekeeper, who leads tours with lots of dramatic stories. Joe is...

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