Ford county [electronic resource] : Stories. John Grisham.
- ISBN: 9780307576200 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2010.
|Summary, etc.:|| In his first collection of short stories John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill.Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who's been locked away on death row for eleven years. It could well be their last visit.Mack Stafford, a hard-drinking and low-grossing run-of-the-mill divorce lawyer gets a miracle phone call with a completely unexpected offer to settle some old, forgotten cases for more money than he has ever seen. Mack is suddenly bored with the law, fed up with his wife and his life, and makes drastic plans to finally escape.Quiet, dull Sidney, a data collector for an insurance company, perfects his blackjack skills in hopes of bringing down the casino empire of Clanton's most ambitious hustler, Bobby Carl Leach, who, among other crimes, has stolen...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Bantam, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2545 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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