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A time to kill, John Grisham

Label
A time to kill
Title
A time to kill
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Criminal lawyer Jake Brigance faces the fight of his life when he is asked to defend Carl Hailey, who, in a rage of anger, shot and killed the men on trial for the rape of his daughter. Before The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar, John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice at last it's available in a Doubleday hardcover edition. In this searing courtroom drama, best-selling author John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence...as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town...Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young man. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life...and then his own... From the Hardcover edition
Summary
Criminal lawyer Jake Brigance faces the fight of his life when he is asked to defend Carl Hailey, who, in a rage of anger, shot and killed the men on trial for the rape of his daughter
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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031427
Cataloging source
DLC
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Grisham, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.R5355
LC item number
T56 1993c
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Trials (Murder)
  • Murder
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
A time to kill, John Grisham
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Ltd. ed.
Extent
487 p.
Isbn
9780385471121
Isbn Type
(ltd. ed.)
Lccn
93032545
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28709712
  • (OCoLC)28709712
Label
A time to kill, John Grisham
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Ltd. ed.
Extent
487 p.
Isbn
9780385471121
Isbn Type
(ltd. ed.)
Lccn
93032545
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28709712
  • (OCoLC)28709712

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