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Murder in Mississippi Audiobook

Murder in Mississippi

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Publisher's Summary

'Say, John Safran,' he says.
'Yes?' I say.
'I can get you killed from right behind this door, man. Real talk.'
'You can get me killed from behind your door?'
'Real talk,' he says. 'I can get your ass killed from behind this door, if you playin'.

The internationally acclaimed true-crime story you have to hear to believe.

Taking us places only John Safran can, Murder in Mississippi paints an engrossing, revealing portrait of a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything.

Β©2014 John Safran (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

What the Critics Say

"The elegance of this book is that its axis is a resounding 'perhaps'... It is this moral ambivalence that draws readers to the true crime genre, and Safran nails it!" (Weekend Australian)
"Mississippi is like a trampoline for [Safran's] eccentricities. But the form and content of the story bring out an unfamiliar side of him." (Sydney Morning Herald)
"A winning combination of memoir, true crime and gonzo journalism...a compulsive summer read." (Sunday Mail)
"Funny and gripping and wonderfully weird.... It's a tremendous book. I can't praise it too highly." (Louis Theroux)
"Witty, insightful, compelling - In Cold Blood for our generation." (Eddie Perfect)
"[Safran] has written a marvellous book which I cannot put down." (Melbourne Observer)
"Now I know what to recommend people who liked Them." (Jon Ronson, author of The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test)
"Stunning." (Men's Style)

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    Tami Sussman 05/08/2017
    Tami Sussman 05/08/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Tops"

    Safran's nasal lisp adds an extra layer of awkwardness to this moving , thought provoking , excruciatingly honest & hilarious story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Alexandra 08/10/2017
    Alexandra 08/10/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "A fascinating story"

    I'm an avid fan of John Safran.

    I found this book ok. The story itself is incredibly interesting and I like that Safran himself is a character in this true crime tale. But I feel he needed to decide is this his story or theirs. Elements were fascinating and heartbreaking, and I certainly was caught up in the story of the victim and his killer and Mississippi life, but the book would have benefited greatly to some editing.
    Saying that, Safran tackled and impressive and difficult start to book writing and I enjoyed it.

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    Dan 21/09/2017
    Dan 21/09/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Favourite read of this year!"

    A compelling story told in a way that only John Safran can, the narration is a little lacklustre at first but finds his groove not long in.
    Excellent!!πŸ‘πŸΏπŸ‘πŸΏ

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    M. O'Brien united states 12/09/2017
    M. O'Brien united states 12/09/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Thoroughly enjoyable"

    After recently listening to the S-Town podcast this book also reveals a lot about the deep south & its history. It's complicated racial prejudices where people's beliefs run so deep you wonder whether in different circumstances how different Vincent's life might be!

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    Peter 09/08/2017
    Peter 09/08/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Soundbites"

    A book written and recited by a person who has little aptitude in either ..
    No doubt a good documentary producer the authors' style is akin to a soundbite quoter on early bird news..

    1 of 4 people found this review helpful

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