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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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grisham, John
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/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Ex-convicts
  • Mississippi
  • Revenge
  • Jury
  • Ex-convicts
  • Jury
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Revenge
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Mississippi
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
862466
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
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
  • (Sirsi) 862466
  • (OCoLC)53989269
  • (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
862466
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
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
  • (Sirsi) 862466
  • (OCoLC)53989269
  • (OCoLC)53989269

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