John Berendt

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John Berendt

American author, known for writing the best-selling non-fiction book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, which was a finalist for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction add

Category: Literature

Born in 1939.

Countries: United States (71%), United Kingdom (14%), New York (14%)

Main connections: Clint Eastwood, James Arthur Williams, Kevin Spacey

Linked to: University of Michigan, University of Texas at Austin, Category:Nottingham High School alumni, Category:Harvard University alumni

 

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John Berendt was born in 1939 add something


1961

He graduated in 1961 and moved to New York City to pursue a journalism career add something


1995

James Arthur Williams - The book, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil", about Hansford's murder and Williams' subsequent trial for the murder, was written by author John Berendt and published in 1995


1997

Midnight was adapted into a 1997 film, directed by Clint Eastwood, receiving mixed reviews add something

 

Clint Eastwood - Later in 1997 Eastwood directed Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, based on the novel by John Berendt and starring John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, and Jude Law, a film which received a mixed response from critics.


2005

Berendt's second book, "The City of Falling Angels", was published in September 2005 add something