In his first work of nonfiction, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author John Grisham pens an exploration of small-town justice gone terribly awry, in a book that reads like one of his fictional, page-turning legal thrillers. A gritty, harrowing true-crime story.--"Time."In his first work of nonfiction, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author John Grisham pens an exploration of small-town justice gone terribly awry, in a book that reads like one of his fictional, page-turning legal thrillers. A gritty, harrowing true-crime story.--"Time."Read Less
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Quite interesting in how to convict an innocent person then take forever to get back to court and reverse the decision
Jan 15, 2010
Its a very good read pays attention to details and is easy to follow.
Apr 16, 2009
Not a Who Done it
Who done it in this true story is almost beside the point. The mystery is how could the small town cops and district attorney be so dense as to not understand that they're sending an innocent man to prison. But this is mystery enough to make the story well worth reading.
Aug 27, 2008
ONE TO THINK ABOUT
NO MATTER YOUR OPINION ON THE FAIRNESS OF THE JUDICAL SYSTEM, THIS BOOK TELLS A GRIPPING TALE. IT'S ABOUT GUILT OR INNOCENCE, RIGHT OR WRONG. AMAZING, AND TRUE.
May 21, 2008
Sad but True
This is one of the best of John Grisham's books - maybe because it is true. Since so many persons have been exonerated from death row since the development of DNA testing, you wonder how many other people have been put to death unjustly. It makes a good argument against the death penalty and the sad state of justice in the world.
For anyone who supports the death penalty it's a must read.
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