The Resource The last juror, John Grisham

The last juror, John Grisham

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The last juror
Title
The last juror
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1970, The Ford County Times, one of Mississipi's more colourful weekly newspapers, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by 23-year-old college drop-out, Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed courtroom in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling, dramatic end when the defendant threatened revenge against the jurors if they convicted him. Nevertheless, they found him guilty, and he was sentenced to life in prison. But in Mississippi in 1970 'life' didn't necessarily mean 'life', and nine years later Danny Padgitt managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began
Summary
The future of a bankrupt paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. Nine years after Danny Padgitt was convicted, he managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County and the retribution began
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Tone
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121709
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grisham, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Revenge
  • Trials (Murder)
Target audience
adult
Label
The last juror, John Grisham
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: London : Century, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
506 pages
Isbn
9780099537144
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The last juror, John Grisham
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: London : Century, 2004
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
506 pages
Isbn
9780099537144
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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