Random House, 1994 FIRST EDITION, E 9-1 number line. Black boards over black cloth with green gilt lettering. A highly praised literary nonfiction portrait of Savannah, Georgia, a surprise bestseller for over two years, going through dozens of printings, and later the basis for a movie. The author interweaves a hugely entertaining first-person account of life in this isolated remnant of the Old South with the unpredictable twists and turns of a landmark murder case. Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May. Was it murder or self-defense? Basis for the movie that starred Kevin Spacey. 388 + pages.