Ford County: Stories

Ford County: Stories


By (author) John Grisham

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  • Publisher: Random House Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 356 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 191mm x 23mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 17 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0440246210
  • ISBN 13: 9780440246213
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 54,148

Product description

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Number 1 "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. "

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Author information

John Grisham has written twenty-one previous novels and one work of nonfiction, "The Innocent Man," published in 2006. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi. [RGG logo] Our Readers Guides are available at "From the Hardcover edition.""

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Ford County is the best writing John Grisham has ever done. Pat Conroy John Grisham is about as good a storyteller as we ve got. " The New York Times Book Review ""