Sycamore Row by John Grisham - Audiobook Excerpt
Sycamore Row is a novel by John Grisham. It is a direct sequel to his first novel , A Time to Kill , and again features Jake Brigance as the main character. It was released on October 22, The title refers to a row of sycamore trees in the countryside near the fictional town of Clanton, in fictional Ford County, Mississippi. The trees play an important role in the book's plot, though the full significance becomes clear only in the end of the novel. It is suggested that these sycamores are very old, having been planted by Native Americans prior to the arrival of European settlers and their African slaves in what would become the state of Mississippi.
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John Grisham takes you back to where it all began. Now we return to that famous courthouse in Clanton as Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial—a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history. Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. The second will raises far more questions than it answers.