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The Chamber (novel)
''The Chamber'' (1994) is a legal thriller The legal thriller is a subgenre of Thriller (genre), thriller and crime fiction in which the major characters are lawyers and their employees. The system of justice itself is always a major part of these works, at times almost functioning as one o ... written by American author John Grisham John Ray Grisham Jr. (; born February 8, 1955) is an American novelist and lawyer known for his popular legal thrillers. According to the Academy of Achievement, American Academy of Achievement, Grisham has written 28 consecutive number-one best .... It is Grisham's fifth novel. Plot In 1967, in Greenville, Mississippi Greenville is a city in, and the county seat of, Washington County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 34,400 at the 2010 census. It is located in the area of historic cotton plantations and culture known as the Mississippi Delta. H ..., the office of Jewish lawyer Marvin Kramer is bombed, injuring Kramer and killi ...
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John Grisham
John Ray Grisham Jr. (; born February 8, 1955) is an American novelist and lawyer known for his popular legal thriller The legal thriller is a subgenre of Thriller (genre), thriller and crime fiction in which the major characters are lawyers and their employees. The system of justice itself is always a major part of these works, at times almost functioning as one o ...s. According to the American Academy of Achievement The American Academy of Achievement, colloquially known as the Academy of Achievement, is an American non-profit A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a ..., Grisham has written 28 consecutive number-one bestsellers, and his books have sold 300 million copies worldwide. Along with Tom Clancy Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist. He is best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science, military- ...
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Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis is a city along the Mississippi River in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. Its 2020 population was 633,104, making it Tennessee's List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population, second-most populous city behind Nashville, Tennessee, Nashville; the nation's List of United States cities by population, 28th-largest; and the largest city proper of those situated along the Mississippi River. Memphis metropolitan area, Greater Memphis is the List of metropolitan statistical areas, 42nd-largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a population of 1,348,260 in 2017. The city is the anchor of West Tennessee and the greater Mid-South (region), Mid-South region, which includes portions of neighboring Arkansas, Mississippi, and the Missouri Bootheel. Memphis is the county seat, seat of Shelby County, Tennessee's most populous county. One of the more historic and culturally significant cities of the southern United States, Memphis has a wide var ...
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Serial Killer
A serial killer is typically a person who murders three or more people,A serial killer is most commonly defined as a person who kills three or more people for psychological gratification; reliable sources over the years agree. See, for example: * * * * * usually in service of abnormal psychological gratification, with the murders taking place over more than a month and including a significant period of time between them. While most authorities set a threshold of three murders, others extend it to four or lessen it to two. Psychological gratification is the usual motive for serial killing, and many serial killings involve sexual contact with the victim, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the domestic intelligence Intelligence has been defined in many ways: the capacity for abstraction Abstraction in its main sense is a conceptual process where general rules and concept Conce ... (FBI) states that the motives o ...
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Defending The Devil
''Defending the Devil: My Story as Ted Bundy's Last Lawyer'' is a 1994 nonfiction Nonfiction (also spelled non-fiction) is any document A document is a writing, written, drawing, drawn, presented, or memorialized representation of thought, often the manifestation of nonfiction, non-fictional, as well as fictional, content. ... book written by American lawyer Polly Nelson Polly Jean Nelson (born 1952) is an American attorney and author. She is best known as a member of serial killer Ted Bundy's last defense team from 1986 until his execution in 1989.Nelson 1994, p. 9Kramer, Victor H. (1995). Defending the Devil: M ..., who was a member of serial killer A serial killer is typically a person who murders three or more people,A serial killer is most commonly defined as a person who kills three or more people for psychological gratification; reliable sources over the years agree. See, for example: ... Ted Bundy Theodore Robert Bundy (Name change, born Cowell; Novembe ...
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