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Ford County
Ford County
Author: John Grisham
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...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780099545781
ISBN-10: 0099545780
Publication Date: 5/27/2010
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
This book is comprised of a series of short stories. My favorites are Casino, Quiet Haven and Funny Boy. Grishams's storytelling is excellent..reminding me why I initially loved his books. Grishan developed his characters quickly yet fully so their actions were understandable. Funny boy is a moving story that captured the uneasiness of the time when people didn't know very much about AIDS, and how they treated people with AIDS. In a normal situation, Emporia and Adrian would not have become friends, and especially would not develop reciprocal feelings of compassion, devotion and loyalty. Yet they did with Emporia letting him live his last days with dignity, something his family would not give him.
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Helpful Score: 6
It was an easy read, but I was a little disappointed in the content. The storylines were pretty shallow.
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Helpful Score: 4
the last story is by far the best. maybe if i had read it first i would have liked the others better if that makes sense. the first ones had me ready to quit reading the book. they wernt a typical grisham book to me.
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Helpful Score: 3
6 or 7 excellent short stories. A couple really stand out.
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Helpful Score: 2
Pretty good....not as good as other Grisham books.
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