Ghettoside

  • by Jill Leovy
  • Narrated by Rebecca Lowman
  • 13 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 18-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.

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"The best crime journalism since Serial" (Esquire)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-05-2015
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks