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Author: John Grisham Narrator: Michael Beck Publisher: Random House Audio Audio Length: Release Date: July 2000 Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780553753301

Publisher Description

In this searing courtroom drama, #1 New York Times bestselling 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.

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Quotes

  • “Grisham enraptures us.”

    - Houston Chronicle
  • Grisham's pleasure in relating the Byzantine  complexities of Clanton (Mississippi) politics is  contagious and he tells a good story...An enjoyable book.

    - Library Journal.  
  • Grisham excels!

    - Dallas Times  Herald.
  • Grisham's pleasure in relating the Byzantine  complexities of Clanton (Mississippi) politics is contagious and he tells a good  story...An enjoyable book.

    - Library  Journal.
  • Grisham excels!

    - Dallas Times Herald.
  • “Grisham excels!”

    - Dallas Times Herald
  • “Grisham is an absolute master.”

    - Washington Post
  • “[An] addictive tale.”

    - Amazon.com, editorial review
  • “Grisham’s pleasure in relating the Byzantine complexities of Clanton, Mississippi politics is contagious and he tells a good story…An enjoyable book.”

    - Library Journal

Awards

  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A USA Today bestseller

Customer Reviews

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I expected much more from such an renowned author. I like his books but not this one, lacks that thrill. "

    - Balasubramanian, 11/5/2017
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    " The only Grisham book I liked. "

    - Kathryn, 5/21/2011
  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " OK. Not his best. The movie was much, much better. "

    - George, 5/19/2011
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    " I liked this, seemed pirate like to me:) "

    - Valerie, 5/18/2011
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " The very best of Grisham. Have read it more than once. "

    - Liz, 5/15/2011
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This is such a great story, but I might actually have to say I liked the movie better. It was so well cast and expertly told the main themes of the story very concisely. "

    - Shiloh, 5/10/2011
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Distrubing beginning. Fabulous read. "

    - Tammy, 5/10/2011
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I have read everyone of grisham's books and this is still the best one. "

    - Diedre, 5/9/2011
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Probley IMO His Best Book! "

    - Shannon, 5/5/2011
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    " I really loved this book when I read it back in the 90's. I remember thinking that it would make an awesome movie, but it would be too controversial. I guess I was wrong. "

    - Teri, 5/2/2011
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Great read as usual. Always one of my favorite authors. "

    - Nancy, 4/23/2011
  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " It was a really good book and far better than the movie. "

    - Brenda, 4/22/2011

About the Author

John Grisham is the author of more than thirty-five novels, one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and seven novels for young readers. Thirty-three of his crime thrillers have made the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list

About the Narrator

Michael Beck is an American actor and audiobook narrator. He is best known for his role in the 1979 film, The Warriors. He has narrated numerous novels by John Grisham, as well as Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz and My Life by Bill Clinton. He lives in California.