A Time to Kill (John Grisham, 1989)

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Racial tensions in Clanton, a small town in Mississippi, reach boiling point after a brutal crime. Two drunk white racists ruthlessly assault a ten-year-old black girl, Tonya Hailey. Her father, Carl Lee, avenges his daughter’s shattered life by shooting the two offenders to death, thus becoming defendant in a double murder case. During the trial young defense attorney Jake Brigance spares no effort to save the life of Carl Lee as the streets of Clanton suffer through storms of anger, hatred and vengeance. The whole nation is holding its breath.

A Time to Kill is a novel written by American author John Grisham. It examines the depths of racial violencе. justice and social norms.

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