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The reckoning
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Published:
New York : Doubleday, [2018].
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
420 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
10 copies, 108 people are on the wait list.
10 copies on order.
Description
#1 bestselling author John Grisham's The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet. "A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga... The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer . Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case." -- USA Today October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi's favorite son--a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it--to the sheriff, to his lawyers, to the judge, to the jury, and to his family--was: "I have nothing to say." He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave. In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, John Grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete's defense attorney tries desperately to save him. Reminiscent of the finest tradition of Southern Gothic storytelling, The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham's signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.
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Language:
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ISBN:
9780385544153, 0385544154

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Pete Banning was Clanton's favorite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning in 1946. he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. As if the murder wasn't shocking enough, it was even more baffling that Pete's only statement about it - to the sheriff, to his defense attorney, to the judge, to his family and friends, and to the people of Clanton - was 'I have nothing to say'. And so the murder of the esteemed Reverend Bell became the most mysterious and unforgettable crime Ford County had ever known.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Grisham, J. (2018). The reckoning. First edition. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John. 2018. The Reckoning. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John, The Reckoning. New York: Doubleday, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John. The Reckoning. First edition. New York: Doubleday, 2018. Print.

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