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Literary Companion to Contemporary Authors - John Grisham

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Novelists, American,
  • Legal stories, American,
  • American - General,
  • Biography,
  • 20th century,
  • Grisham, John,
  • History and criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898242M
    ISBN 100737716657
    ISBN 109780737716658
    OCLC/WorldCa51477157

      Like most authors, James Patterson started out with one book, released in , that he struggled to get published. It sold ab copies, a modest, if respectable, showing for a first novel.


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Each entry, from Edward Abbey through Stephen Wright, contains a listing of the author's works, a one-or two-page overview of the oeuvre, /5(25). Stringer encompasses a significant number of popular and contemporary authors (e.g., John Grisham, Ruth Rendell, Amy Tan).

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For now, avoid. Long before his name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, John Grisham was working hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby--writing his first novel.

John Grisham is a master of legal thrillers; his novels have captured the attention of millions of readers, from adults to teens. In three decades he has written nearly one book per year and a number of those have been adapted into popular : Erin Collazo Miller.

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John Grisham has been penning bestseller after bestseller since his first book, "A Time to Kill," was first published in The indisputable king of legal thrillers, he has published 39 more books in the intervening decades, including "Camino Island" and "The Rooster Bar," both of which came out inand "The Reckoning," which came out in Author: Erin Collazo Miller.

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Grisham is a contemporary author and rather difficult to research, so the only source I was able to find thus far is a book entitiled "John. A Painted House () was his first non-legal book followed by Skipping Christmas (), Bleachers () and Playing for Pizza ().

John Grisham was awarded the the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award by the Tulsa Library Trust in Greenhaven Press literary companion to contemporary authors. Biographical essay that traces the author's life and areer. Essays expressing diverse views cover the author's works, autobiographical insights, and areas outside of literature, including film, that he may have worked in.

Throughout the novel, Grisham mainly relies on the use of imagery to develop a suspenseful mood and atmosphere. Not many metaphors and symbols are contained in this novel. Imagery-"Mark stared at the wild, glowing face just inches eyes were red and wet. Fluids dripped from the nose and chin.".

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Grisham became one of the fastest-selling writers of modern fiction. Grisham grew up in Southaven, he was admitted to the Mississippi bar inhe practiced law and served (–89) as.Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers (Series) Mary Beth Pringle Author () John Grisham Albie Berk Author () Book 1 John Grisham Author () The Summons John Grisham Author John Grisham Author () A Painted House John Grisham Author.Contemporary Authors Ref.

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