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A time to kill

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: London : Arrow Books, 2010, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A black girl is raped by two drunken rednecks. The town reacts with horror until the girl's father takes justice into his own hands. He kills the two whites on their way to jail. For days the nation sits spellbound as the defence lawyer struggles to save his client's life and then his own.
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Genre/Form: Legal stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grisham
ISBN: 9780385470810 0385470819 9780099537038 0099537036
OCLC Number: 972511870
Notes: Originally published: London : Century, 1989.
"In a town burning with hatred, a guilty man faces the ultimate fight for justice" --Cover.
Prequel to: Sycamore Row. -When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the hoodlums who have raped his ten- year-old daughter, the people of Clanton see it as a crime of blood and call for his acquittal.
Description: x, 738 pages ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: John Grisham.

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When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the hoodlums who have raped his ten-year-old child, the people of Clanton see it as a crime of blood and call for his acquittal. But when extremists outside Clanton  Read more...

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