A Time to Kill kindle · Paperback ´ moneyexpresscard

kindle A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill kindle · Paperback ´ moneyexpresscard Õ Librarian's Note Alternate cover edition for ISBN 0385338600 9780385338608Before The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice In this searing courtroom drama best selling author John GrishamLibrarian's Note Alternate cover edition for ISBN 0385338600 9780385338608Before The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice In this searing courtroom drama best selling author John Grisham probes the savage dept This 1988 first Grisham novel is outstanding 10 of 10 stars

John Grisham Þ A Time to Kill mobi

Hs of racial violenceas he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern townClanton Mississippi The life of a ten year old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime Until her 25 stars One of my least favorites of Grisham's books and that's saying something Actually I kind of liked The Pelican Brief and one or two of his others but mostly they strike me as mediocre writing combined often than not with pulpit pounding and breast beating about some particular legal issue In this case the setting is a murder trial for a African American man who gunned down his 10 year old daughter's rapists who are stereotypical Southern white trash racists who tried to murder this little girl and left her for dead The legal uestion is whether jury nullification is sometimes justified since the father's defense lawyer Jake Brigance having no other legal options is trying to convince the jury to find the father not guilty by reason of temporary insanity Grisham as par for the course loads the dice on that issue Biggest clue the KKK getting involvedI've only read as many of Grisham's books as I have because my father in law another voracious reader thought that because I was a lawyer I would automatically like Grisham's books so I regularly received them from him as birthday and Christmas presents I never had the heart to tell him I'd prefer another author My FIL is gone now may he rest in peace so no Grisham for me

kindle Þ A Time to Kill Þ John Grisham

A Time to KillBlack father acuires an assault rifle and takes matters into his handsFor 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 lifeand then his o Riveting somber and powerful A Time to Kill is a totally unforgettable legal thriller telling of secluded prejudice in a small Southern town and one lawyer who wants to change the world