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13 edition of Shot in the heart found in the catalog.

Shot in the heart

by Mikal Gilmore

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Gilmore family,
    • Gilmore, Gary,
    • Murder -- United States -- Case studies,
    • Violence -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMikal Gilmore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6529 .G55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 403 p. :
      Number of Pages403
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1433810M
      ISBN 100385422938
      LC Control Number93045627

      Feb 01,  · "Shot In The Heart" is the history of an American family inextricably tied up with violence, and the story of how the children of this family committed murder and murdered themselves in payment for a long lineage of ruin/5(3K). Shot in the Heart is a deeply affecting personal memoir about the life and crimes of ’s convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, written by his younger brother, Mikal. Now, Gary Gilmore was already exhaustively covered in Norman Mailer’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Executioner’s Song.

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Jun 02,  · Shot in the Heart pulls off the rare feat of conveying intense emotion without sentimentality or self-pity. The author's struggle is to set himself apart from the lurid true-crime fraternity of his father and brothers yet remain able to understand why he feels both guilty and lonely over his exclusion from his family's violent history/5().

About Shot in the Heart. NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, Shot in the Heart exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore.

It is a book that will leave no reader unchanged. Shot in the Heart reads like a combination of Brothers Karamazov and a series of Johnny Cash ballads chilling, heartbreaking, and alarming." Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times5/5(2).

In Shot in the Heart, he tells the stunning story of their wildly dysfunctional family: their mother, a black sheep daughter of unforgiving Mormon farmers; their father, a drunk, thief, and con man.

It was a family destroyed by a multigenerational history of child abuse, alcoholism, crime, adultery, and murder. Shot in the Heart reads like a combination of Brothers Karamazov and a series of Johnny Cash ballads chilling, heartbreaking, and alarming." — Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times.

"Mesmerizing riveting and immensely moving /5.  In a narrative that holds all the morbid fascination of a bad car wreck, the kid brother of Gary Gilmore--immortalized in Norman Mailer's The Executioner's Song, he campaigned for his own death and became the first person to be executed in America after the death penalty was reinstated in the s--details a sickening family history of violence.

Shot in the Heart is a memoir written by Mikal Gilmore, then a senior contributing editor at Rolling Stone, about his tumultuous childhood in a dysfunctional family, and his brother Gary Gilmore's eventual execution by firing squad in for a murder he committed at a motel in Provo, Utah.

A SHOT IN THE HEART is an eloquent, gripping and emotionally charged account of an American tragedy that will profoundly affect the reader. Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, "Shot In The Heart" exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore.

It is a book that will leave no reader 4/5(17). Oct 13,  · Shot in the Heart is another of HBO's gems. They make the films that Hollywood generally ignores.

Shot in the Heart is a film that takes its time to tell the story of Gary Gilmore and his most dysfunctional family in an intelligent, quite un-mawkish manner. The acting is nothing short of superb/10(). NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, Shot in the Heart exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore.

It is a book. Shot in the Heart reads like a combination of Brothers Karamazov and a series of Johnny Cash ballads chilling, heartbreaking, and alarming." That year, Shot in the Heart won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. InShot in the Heart became an HBO film starring Giovanni Ribisi as Mikal, Elias Koteas as Gary, Sam Shepard as the brothers' looming father and Lee.

Sep 23,  · NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, Shot in the Heart exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore.

It is a book that will leave no reader unchanged. Gary Gilmore, the infamous murderer immortalized by Norman Mailer 4/5(16). Aug 01,  · In Shot In The Heart, Gary's brother, Mikal, a well-known writer for Rolling Stone magazine, breaks the silence and tells the story of the family's violent, abnormal history.

With brutal honesty and candid, painful insight, he speaks for both the living and the ashleyllanes.com by: NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE Haunting, harrowing, and profoundly affecting, Shot in the Heart exposes and explores a dark vein of American life that most of us would rather ignore.

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But Shot in the Heart isn't a comfortable or self-consoling book. Bereaved, browbeaten and obsessive, Gilmore tries to understand the genesis of his disturbed family. Executed by firing squad in Utah in after murdering two young Mormon men, Gary Gilmore, who insisted he be put to death, gained notoriety through Norman Mailer's book The Executioner's Song and a.

Shot in the Heart stars Giovanni Ribisi, Eric Bogosian, Lee Tergesen, Amy Madigan, and Sam Shepard; produced for the premium-cable service HBO, Shot in the Heart first aired on October 13, %.A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Give examples of this from Shot in the Heart or from your own experience. 5.Sep 08,  · Mikal Gilmore, brother of Gary (who became an American celebrity when he was executed in ), tells the story of his brother and his troubled Author: EW Staff.