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A time to kill: a novel

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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. 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 the small southern town of Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. 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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Full title time to kill
Author grisham john
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series Jake Brigance
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subject_facet African American girls -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Attorney and client -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Clanton (Miss.) -- Fiction, Clinton (Miss.) -- Fiction, Large type books, Mississippi -- Fiction, Murder -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi -- Fiction, Vigilantes -- Fiction
title_display A time to kill
title_full A Time to Kill Jake Brigance Series, Book 1, A time to kill / John Grisham, A time to kill : a novel / John Grisham, A time to kill [sound recording] / John Grisham, A time to kill [text (large print)] / John Grisham
title_short A time to kill
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American girls, Attorney and client, Audiobooks, Crimes against, Fiction, Large type books, Murder, Revenge, Suspense, Trials (Murder), Vigilantes
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