Ghettoside : Investigating a Homicide Epidemic, Hardback

Ghettoside : Investigating a Homicide Epidemic Hardback



This is The International Bestseller - As Read on BBC Radio 4.

Why would you kill your neighbour? Based on the best part of a decade embedded with the homicide units of the LAPD, this groundbreaking work of reportage takes us onto the streets, inside the homes and into the lives of a community wracked by a homicide epidemic.

Through the gripping story of one particular murder - of an eighteen-year-old boy named Bryant Tennelle, gunned down one evening in spring for no apparent reason - and of its investigation by a brilliant, ferociously driven detective - a blond, surfer-turned-cop named John Skaggs - it reveals the true origins of such violence, explodes the myths surrounding policing and race and shows that the only way to reverse the cycle of violence is with justice.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9781847923622



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