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The Resource The last juror, John Grisham

The last juror, John Grisham

Label
The last juror
Title
The last juror
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named 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. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details and the paper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt was tried before a packed courthouse in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling and dramatic end when he was found guilty. 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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121709
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.R5355
LC item number
L37 2004b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The last juror, John Grisham
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2340267
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780385510448
Lccn
2004043818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53989269
  • (OCoLC)53989269
Label
The last juror, John Grisham
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2340267
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780385510448
Lccn
2004043818
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53989269
  • (OCoLC)53989269

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