A Time to Kill

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Dell, 2009 - Fiction - 660 pages
4 Reviews
Don't miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham's new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book.

The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, 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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A very interesting book. From around Chapter 27, some very good humour jumps out too. Ellen Roark was a delight. I enjoyed reading this story

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My first read from John Grisham and I have been with him ever since! An awesome book.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
23
Section 4
49
Section 5
62
Section 6
70
Section 7
82
Section 8
96
Section 23
318
Section 24
328
Section 25
343
Section 26
370
Section 27
387
Section 28
400
Section 29
414
Section 30
427

Section 9
108
Section 10
127
Section 11
140
Section 12
157
Section 13
176
Section 14
182
Section 15
193
Section 16
206
Section 17
221
Section 18
235
Section 19
253
Section 20
272
Section 21
291
Section 22
300
Section 31
438
Section 32
460
Section 33
468
Section 34
492
Section 35
504
Section 36
523
Section 37
538
Section 38
551
Section 39
582
Section 40
594
Section 41
617
Section 42
622
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About the author (2009)

John Grisham is the author of twenty-five novels, including, most recently, The Racketeer; one work of nonfiction; a collection of stories; and a series for young readers. The recipient of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, he is also the chairman of the board of directors of the Mississippi Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.

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