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Ghettoside - A True Story of Murder in America

Jill Leovy

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY USA TODAY AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Globe and Mail • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man is shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of the thousands of black Americans murdered that year. His assailant runs down the street, jumps into an SUV, and vanishes, hoping to join the scores of killers in American cities who are never arrested for their crimes. But as soon as the case is assigned to Detective John Skaggs, the odds shift. Here is the kaleidoscopic story of the quintessential, but mostly ignored, American murder—a "ghettoside" killing, one young black man slaying another—and a brilliant and driven cadre of detectives whose creed is to pursue justice for forgotten victims at all costs. Ghettoside is a fast-paced narrative of a devastating crime, an intimate portrait of detectives and a community bonded in tragedy, and a surprising new lens into the great subject of why murder happens in our cities—and how the epidemic of killings might yet be stopped. Praise for Ghettoside "A serious and kaleidoscopic achievement . . . [Jill Leovy is] a crisp writer with a crisp mind and the ability to boil entire skies of information into hard journalistic rain."—Dwight Garner, The New York Times "Masterful . . . gritty reporting that matches the police work behind it."—Los Angeles Times "Moving and engrossing."—San Francisco Chronicle "Penetrating and heartbreaking . . . Ghettoside points out how relatively little America has cared even as recently as the last decade about the value of young black men's lives."—USA Today "Functions both as a snappy police procedural and—more signi

Language:

English

Narrators:

Rebecca Lowman

Length:

13h 26m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:28


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:12


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:11


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:11


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:21


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:09


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:56


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:32


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:05


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:09


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:10


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:00


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:41


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:45


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:54


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:11


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:44


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:18


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:31


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:21


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:01


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:01


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:47


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:36


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:53


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:15


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:56


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:41


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:35


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:51


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:54


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:32


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:01


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:10


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:59


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:21


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:33


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:06


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:16


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:24


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:50


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:07


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:25


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:45


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:04


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:37


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:28


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:37


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:10


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:34


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:59


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:31


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:22


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:11


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:02


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:32


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:53


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:09


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:16


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:49


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:50


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:20


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:17


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:49


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:32


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:39


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:36


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:13


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:41


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:33


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:27


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:07


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:05


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:07


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:36


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:03


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:24


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:15


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:41


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

05:43


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:58


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:58


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:55


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:42


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:55


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:31


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:17


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

05:28


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:34


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

05:31


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:22


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:35


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:51


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:18


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:12


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

05:06


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:25


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

05:11


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

05:48


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

05:10


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

04:14


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

06:06


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:57


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:24


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:06


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

05:29


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:03


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:42


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:53


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:09


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:17


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:04


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:55


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

04:50


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

05:38


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:55


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:36


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

05:18


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

06:19


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

05:35


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

06:01


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

04:47


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

04:52


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:33


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

05:53


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

05:06


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:11


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

05:13


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

05:33


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

05:17


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

05:27


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

05:18


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

06:11


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

03:06


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

04:32


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

00:33