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A Time to Kill
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Before The Firm and-'-'The Pelican Brief made him a superstar,-'-'John Grisham wrote this riveting story of-'-'retribution and justice -- at last it's available in a-'-'Doubleday hardcover edition. In this searing courtroom-'-'drama, best-selling 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...


From the Hardcover edition.
Genre: Thrillers
Published: Mar 2004
Publisher: Delta
ISBN13: 9780385338608
ISBN10: 0385338600
Pages: 515