Ford County Stories

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307576200
Format: PDF, ePub
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BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill. This riveting collection of short stories features an unforgettable cast of characters: Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons embark on a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit Inez’s youngest son, Raymond—on death row. A hard-drinking, low-grossing divorce lawyer fed up with his wife, his life, and the law plans a drastic escape after an unexpected phone call. A quiet, unassuming data collector sets out to bring down a flashy casino owner with his skill at blackjack—as payback for the theft of his wife. A stalker hunts victims in a retirement home, a lawyer confronts a vengeful adversary from the past, and a young man from a prominent family is driven off by scandal and fear—but finds unexpected redemption on the wrong side of the tracks. Often hilarious, frequently moving, and always entertaining, this collection makes it abundantly clear why John Grisham is our most popular storyteller.

Ford County

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407059076
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ford County. The heart of the American deep South. A place of harsh beauty, of broken dreams and final wishes. From legendary legal thriller author John Grisham comes a unique collection of stories connected by the life and crimes of Ford County. From a hard-drinking, downtrodden divorce lawyer looking for pay-dirt, to a manipulative death row inmate with one last plea, Ford County features a vivid cast of attorneys, crooks, hustlers, and convicts. From their stories emerges a rich picture of lives lived and lost in Mississippi. Completely gripping, frequently moving and always entertaining, Ford County brims with the same page-turning quality and heart-stopping drama of his previous bestsellers.

Ford County

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553386816
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The author returns to Ford County, Mississippi--the setting of his first novel, "A Time to Kill"--in a collection of seven stories.

Fetching Raymond Storycuts

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144813417X
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One mother's last trip to see her son on death row. Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who's been locked away on death row for eleven years. It could well be their last visit. Part of the Storycuts series, this story was previously published in the collection Ford County.

Fetching Raymond A Story from the Ford County Collection

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 034554658X
Format: PDF
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A riveting story of suspense from John Grisham’s #1 New York Times bestseller, Ford County—now available as a standalone eBook short Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who’s been locked away on death row for eleven years . . . and it could well be their last visit. Going back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill, Grisham brings the Graneys and their world to vivid and colorful life, making it abundantly clear why he is our most popular storyteller. Includes an excerpt from John Grisham’s classic thriller, A Time to Kill Praise for John Grisham and Ford County “Grisham is an absolute master.”—The Washington Post “Ford County is the best writing John Grisham has ever done.”—Pat Conroy “Sharp, lean [tales] . . . full of tacit suspense . . . Grisham knows how to make himself eminently readable.”—The New York Times Book Review “Grisham shows off his literary chops: He can do wry, emotional, funny, serious.”—USA Today “Intrigue and sorrow fuel these fine tales. . . . Each wins you over in surprising ways.”—People “Never let it be said this man doesn’t know how to spin a good yarn.”—Entertainment Weekly “Grisham may well be the best American storyteller writing today.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Michael s Room Storycuts

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 144813420X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An aggrieved man forces a lawyer to face natural justice. Stanley Wade can't even be sure that his absence will be noticed, after a simple trip to the food store takes an unexpectedly dark turn. A practising lawyer, Wade is forced to confront truths that challenge his most basic notions of justice and good. Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Ford County.

The Last Juror

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780307576033
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In 1970, Willie Traynor comes to Clanton, Mississippi, in a Triumph Spitfire and a fog of vague ambitions. Within a year, the twenty-three-year-old finds himself the owner of Ford County’s only newspaper, famous for its well-crafted obituaries. While the rest of America is in the grips of turmoil, Clanton lives on the edge of another age—until the brutal murder of a young mother rocks the town and thrusts Willie into the center of a storm. Daring to report the true horrors of the crime, Willie makes as many friends as enemies in Clanton, and over the next decade he sometimes wonders how he got there in the first place. But he can never escape the crime that shattered his innocence or the criminal whose evil left an indelible stain. Because as the ghosts of the South’s past gather around Willie, as tension swirls around Clanton, men and women who served on a jury nine years ago are starting to die one by one—as a killer exacts the ultimate revenge. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

The Summons

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 0345531981
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Ray Atlee and his brother, Forrest, receive a letter from their father, a reclusive, retired judge, instructing them to return home to Clanton, Mississippi, to discuss his estate, but the judge dies before his sons arrive, leaving behind a secret known only to Ray. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Quiet Haven Storycuts

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448134218
Format: PDF, ePub
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A scandal is uncovered at a nursing home - but is it a conspiracy? A new employee starts work at Quiet Haven retirement home. Strangely pro-active, and keen to form friendships with the underlings and residents, he begins to uncover skeletons in the closet. At the same time, he's indulging his drink-ravaged landlady's desire for company. His intentions are good - too good to be true? Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection Ford County: Stories.

A Time to Kill

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: 9780307576132
Format: PDF
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Don’t miss a sneak peek of Sycamore Row, John Grisham’s new novel inspired by A Time to Kill, in the back of the book. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, 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.