A Time to Kill

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Arrow, Oct 1, 2010 - Child sexual abuse - 752 pages
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When people outside of Clanton, Mississippi, hear that a black man has killed 2 whites, the town is filled with an angry mob determined to tear down, burn and destroy anything and everyone who opposes them, including defence lawyer Jake Brigance.

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Probably one of Grisham's best books - mostly to the complexity of the circumstances and the various cultural (Southern) influences. Many compare this to _To Kill a Mockingbird_ (I don't think it's as ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This was the first of John Grisham's legal thrillers, centring around the trial of a black man Carl Lee Hailey for the killing of two rednecks who beat and raped his ten year old daughter, leaving her ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

John Grisham is the author of twenty-two novels, one work of non-fiction, a collection of short stories, and a novel for young readers. He is on the Board of Directors of the Innocence Project in New York and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He lives in Virgina and Mississippi.

His website is www.johngrisham.co.uk

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