A Time to Kill - Jake Brigance, Bk 1 Author:John Grisham In this searing courtroom drama, best-selling author John Grisham probes the savae depths of racial violence . . . as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town . . . — Clanton, mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunkien and remoreseless young men. the mostly white townr eacts with s... more »hock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle--and takes justice into his own outraged hands.
For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbond as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save hjis client's lfe . . . and then his own . . . .« less