The Confession

Author(s): John Grisham
Genre: Mystery
CD - abridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: B01822
Released: Sep 20, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780307970893
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The author of such hits as The Firm and A Time to Kill, John Grisham displays a remarkable skill for penning best-selling legal thrillers, making him one of the most widely read American authors today. In The Confession, Grisham crafts a powerful tale about the price of redemption. In 1998 Texas, Travis Boyette raped and strangled a high school cheerleader, and then witnessed football hotshot DontE Drumm get convicted for the crime. Nine years later, DontE is scheduled for execution, and Travis-now suffering from a brain tumor-can no longer sit idly by while the sins of his past take another man's life. ". the kind of grab-a-reader-by-the-shoulders suspense story that demands to be inhaled as quickly as possible ."-Washington Post

All formats/editions

Author(s): John Grisham
Narrator(s): Scott Sowers
Product Number Z100010443
Released: Oct 26, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780307702951
Author(s): John Grisham
Product Number EB00157678
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: #9780385534130

Professional reviews

"Grisham's latest legal thriller involves a lawyer and a preacher who are seeking evidence to exonerate a man on death row for a grisly murder. As the clock ticks, Travis Boyette suddenly appears, making everyone question who the real killer is. Scott Sowers differentiates the main characters--from the deliberate Boyette to the troubled prisoner. Sowers gives a believable Texas twang to many of the characters, including the frustrated defense lawyer and his cadre of opponents. He uses his clearest voice for the Reverend, who finds himself caught in an ethical quandary. This is Grisham at his best, winding a lawyerly tale about personal ethics, criminal justice, and religious values, and the narration is equally well crafted. M.B. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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