The Resource A time to kill, John Grisham

A time to kill, John Grisham

Label
A time to kill
Title
A time to kill
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life ... and then his own
Summary
Criminal lawyer Jake Brigance faces the fight of his life when he is asked to defend Carl Hailey, who, in a rage of anger, shot and killed the men on trial for the rape of his daughter
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
031427
Cataloging source
PX0
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grisham, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3557.R5355
LC item number
T56 2013b
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American girls
  • Gang rape
  • Vigilantes
  • Attorney and client
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Clinton (Miss.)
Target audience
adult
Label
A time to kill, John Grisham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Jacket advertises a preview of Sycamore Row in the back of the book but there is not one
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
860864418
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Large Print paperback edition.
Extent
xii, 765 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804121156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
A time to kill, John Grisham
Publication
Copyright
Note
Jacket advertises a preview of Sycamore Row in the back of the book but there is not one
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
860864418
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Large Print paperback edition.
Extent
xii, 765 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804121156
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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