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Read Shot in the Heart eBook ¹ Paperback Ô Mikal Gilmore Ä [KINDLE] ❄ Shot in the Heart ❧ Mikal Gilmore – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Gary Gil the infamous murderer immortalized by Norman Mailer in The Executioner's Song campaigned for his own death and was executed by firing suad in 1977 Writer MGary Gil the infamous murderer immortalized by Norman Mailer in The Executioner's Song campaigned for his own death and was executed by firing suad in Writer Mikal Gil is his younger brother In Shot in the Heart he tells the stunning Shot in Kindle story of their wildly dysfunctional family their mother a blacksheep daughter of unforgiving Mormon farmers their father a drunk thief and Having read and disliked The Executioner's Song I wanted to read the story of murderer Gary Gil from his youngest brother's perspective Mikal refused to be consulted by Mailer and Schiller during the creation of the book and the 4h TV movie with Tommy Lee Jones as Gary and Rosanne Aruette as Nathalie from 1982 which I have yet to watch about a decade afterwards he decided to put his recollections down on paper It is a rather depressing story of extreme violence and neglect certainly the primary causes for the horrible turn that both Gary and Galen took I was truly sad to read about how abused the four brothers were by their violent drifter dad Frank Sr It was disheartening that how religion and grift tore this family to shreds I felt the writing was mediocre even if the story was compelling It does not contradict the narrative of Mailer but enhances it with details from Mikal's memory I would recommend it for those who read the book certainly but it is not an uplifting story unfortunately

Shot in the HeartGary Gil the infamous murderer immortalized by Norman Mailer in The Executioner's Song campaigned for his own death and was executed by firing suad in Writer Mikal Gil is his younger brother In Shot in the Heart he tells the stunning Shot in Kindle story of their wildly dysfunctional family their mother a blacksheep daughter of unforgiving Mormon farmers their father a drunk thief and Having read and disliked The Executioner's Song I wanted to read the story of murderer Gary Gil from his youngest brother's perspective Mikal refused to be consulted by Mailer and Schiller during the creation of the book and the 4h TV movie with Tommy Lee Jones as Gary and Rosanne Aruette as Nathalie from 1982 which I have yet to watch about a decade afterwards he decided to put his recollections down on paper It is a rather depressing story of extreme violence and neglect certainly the primary causes for the horrible turn that both Gary and Galen took I was truly sad to read about how abused the four brothers were by their violent drifter dad Frank Sr It was disheartening that how religion and grift tore this family to shreds I felt the writing was mediocre even if the story was compelling It does not contradict the narrative of Mailer but enhances it with details from Mikal's memory I would recommend it for those who read the book certainly but it is not an uplifting story unfortunately

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Shot in the Heart Ü 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 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 unchange This will book always be my favorite nonfiction bookbut just like Sophie's Choice it will break my heart each timebut unlike Sophie's Choice this book has real live breathing people who paved the road with pain blood and heartache This nonfiction book reads like a novel every time I read this book I have a hard time putting it down and lose track of time A masterpiece of the depressingsoul tearing kind kindle Ù Shot in the Heart Ý Mikal Gilmore

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Mikal Gilmore Ý Shot in the Heart doc Con man It was a family destroyed by a multigenerational history of child abuse alcoholism crime adultery and murder Mikal burdened with the guilt of being his father's favorite and the shame of being Gary's brother gracefully and painfully relates a murder tale from inside the house where murder is born a house that in some ways he has never been able to leave Shot in the Heart is the One of a handful of nonfiction works I will always remember as if it is branded inside of me I keep Shot in the Heart on the shelf alongside James Ellroy's My Dark Places made me understand in many ways the darkest heart of America Mikal Gil tells the story of his murderer brother Gary Gil the last person executed by firing suad in America for the murder of two hotel clerks in Provo Utah which he demanded as a way of 'blood atonement' part of the family's strict Mormon code A western story an American story how one home had created two such damaged men but in two completely different ways beyond darkness The intensity of the violence and emotion still is alive in me years after