June 18, 2024 3:50 pm
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‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ turns 30: How the book left a lasting mark on Savannah

The Mercer-Williams House, located in downtown Savannah, was the site of the fatal 1981 shooting of Danny Hansford by socialite Jim Williams. In “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,” author John Berendt chronicled Williams’ four murder trials, which ended in a 1989 acquittal.