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The last juror [electronic resource] / John Grisham.

By: Grisham, John.
Contributor(s): Beck, Michael, 1949-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2007ISBN: 9781415945339 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 1415945330 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Revenge -- Fiction | Ex-convicts -- Mississippi -- Fiction | Jurors -- Mississippi -- Fiction | Trials (Murder) -- Mississippi -- DramaGenre/Form: Legal stories. | Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click Here to Access Title | Excerpt Read by Michael Beck.Summary: In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers, The Ford County times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed courthouse in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling and dramatic end when the defendant threatened revenge against the jurors if they convicted him. Nevertheless, they found him guilty, and he was sentenced to life in prison. But in Mississippi in 1970, "life" didn't necessarily mean "life," and nine years later Danny Padgitt managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began.
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In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers, The Ford County times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed courthouse in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling and dramatic end when the defendant threatened revenge against the jurors if they convicted him. Nevertheless, they found him guilty, and he was sentenced to life in prison. But in Mississippi in 1970, "life" didn't necessarily mean "life," and nine years later Danny Padgitt managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began.

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The last juror / by Grisham, John. ©2004
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