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The chamber

Author: Susan Harmes; John Grisham
Publisher: Harlow, England : Pearson Education, 2008.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The horror of death row is that you die a little each day. The waiting kills you." Seventy-year-old Sam Cayhall is on Mississippi's death row. Sam hates lawyers but his date with the gas chamber is close, and time is running out. Then Adam Hall, a young lawyer arrives. Can he and his secret persuade Sam to accept his help? -- from p. 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
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Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Harmes; John Grisham
ISBN: 9781405882613 1405882611
OCLC Number: 299117729
Description: vii, 109 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A delicate exercise --
Kravitz and Bane --
Parchman --
On death row --
Identities --
Questions of guilt --
My dear sweet father --
A cruel way to die --
A Parchman sunrise --
The rabbit --
Confessions --
In court --
The chamber --
A new dawn.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 6.
Responsibility: John Grisham ; retold by Sue Harmes.

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"The horror of death row is that you die a little each day. The waiting kills you." Seventy-year-old Sam Cayhall is on Mississippi's death row. Sam hates lawyers but his date with the gas chamber is close, and time is running out. Then Adam Hall, a young lawyer arrives. Can he and his secret persuade Sam to accept his help? -- from p. 4 of cover.

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