The Chamber 

Добавил Gaab1 01 апреля, 2012 14:24 English Language Комментариев: 0   
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The Chamber, set largely in and around the Mississippi State Penitentiary, is the story of Sam Cayhall, a former Klansman who has been convicted of murder and sentenced to death by gas chamber 20 years after his bombing of a Jewish lawyer's office.

Cayhall's sentence has so far been held up by legal maneuvering, but with all his appeals exhausted, he has weeks to live.

His grandson Adam Hall, a lawyer (whose father Eddie changed his family's name because of the disgraceful family history), journeys south from Chicago to represent Sam in the final month before the date of execution.

Adam decided to become a lawyer soon after his father committed suicide on the day that Sam was convicted of murder in Mississippi. Adam is determined to argue a stay for his grandfather, in spite of Sam's violent past, because Sam is one of the few living links to his family's history. Sam and his daughter Lee Cayhall (Adam's aunt) reveal the sad, brutal history of their family.

Initially uncooperative, Sam eventually opens up to Adam, and it transpires that Sam did not in fact commit the actual crime for which he has been found guilty. Nevertheless, he has a long and largely secret history of Klan-related crime and has killed several times. As Adam desperately argues motion after motion, the story moves to its last moments.

The novel combines elements of legal commentary and suspense to fully illustrate the complications surrounding various legal issues, such as the death penalty and racism.
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Skipping Christmas 

Добавил vredina 09 марта, 2011 14:46 English Language Комментариев: 0   
Skipping Christmas

Description: Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty; they won't be hosting the annual Christmas Eve bash; they aren't even going to have a tree. They won't need one, because come December 25 they're setting sail on a Caribbean cruise. But, as this couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas brings enormous consequences - and isn't half as easy as they'd imagined.
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En amerikaner i Italia (Playing for pizza) 

Добавил vredina 05 января, 2011 14:52 Scandinavian Languages Комментариев: 0   
En amerikaner i Italia (Playing for pizza)

Description: Rick Dockery var proff amerikansk fotballspiller helt til den dagen han tabbet seg skikkelig ut og hele USA lo av ham. Ingen amerikanske klubber ønsket ham mer. Men agenten hans klarer å finne en klubb likevel. Rick spør selvsagt: ”Hvilken klubb?” Jo, Panterne i Parma, Italia!
Italia – operalandet, vinlandet, gourmetlandet, de små bilers og romantikkens land – har noen overraskelser til Rick Dockery!
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Playing for Pizza 

Добавил vredina 12 декабря, 2010 17:46 English Language Комментариев: 0   
Playing for Pizza

Description: Playing for Pizza is a short novel by John Grisham, released on September 25, 2007. The novel is about an itinerant American football player who can no longer get work in the National Football League and whose agent, as a last resort, signs a deal for him to play for the Parma Panthers, in Parma, Italy. The quarterback's move to a small city in a foreign land leads to a series of cultural misadventures.
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John Grisham - The Confession 

Добавил admin 01 ноября, 2010 08:57 English Language Комментариев: 0   
John Grisham - The Confession

atest Grisham Novel! John Grisham delivers his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. Filled with the intriguing twists and turns that have become Grisham’s trademark, this newest novel will prove once again that no one keeps readers in suspense like America’s favorite storyteller. An innocent man is days from execution. Only a guilty man can save him.
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A Painted House 

Добавил Sunlight 01 сентября, 2010 22:03 English Language Комментариев: 0   
A Painted House


A Painted House is a February 2001 novel by American author John Grisham.
Inspired by his childhood in Arkansas, it is Grisham's first major work outside the legal thriller genre in which he established himself. Set in the late summer and early fall of 1952, its story is told through the eyes of seven-year-old Luke Chandler, the youngest in a family of cotton farmers struggling to harvest their crop and earn enough to settle their debts. The novel portrays the experiences that bring him from a world of innocence into one of harsh reality.
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Die Liste 

Добавил admin 24 октября, 2009 19:20 German Language Комментариев: 0   
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Die Liste
Author: John Grisham
Language: German
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