By John Grisham
Prior to The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar, John Grisham wrote this riveting tale of retribution and justice -- eventually it's to be had in a Doubleday hardcover version. during this searing courtroom drama, best-selling writer John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence...as he delivers a compelling story of doubtful justice in a small southern town...Clanton, Mississippi.
The lifetime of a ten-year-old woman is shattered by means of two drunken and remorseless younger guy. The mostly white city reacts with surprise and horror on the inhuman crime. until eventually her black father acquires an assault rifle -- and takes justice into his personal outraged hands.
For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fireplace unfold via the streets of Clanton, the kingdom sits spellbound as young protection legal professional Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life...and then his own...
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