Really In The Works Of John Grisham

John Grisham incorporates many reality-based ideas into his novels. He uses experiences from his own life as plots in his novels. Many of his novels are from actual experiences portrayed in life today. Grisham uses his knowledge and experiences as a courtroom lawyer to create realistic novels that capture his readers' attention. John Grisham combines his knowledge as a lawyer and his talent as a writer to become one of the best selling authors of the decade.
John Grisham was born on February 8, 1955, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. His mother was a homemaker, and his father a construction worker. As a child, Grisham wanted to play either professional baseball or professional baseball. He ...

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to practice law in Southaven, Mississippi for nearly a decade. He specialized in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. In 1983 he was elected to the Mississippi Sate House of Representatives. He served in the House of Representatives until 1990.
While at Mississippi State University, he attempted to write two books, neither of which he finished. In 1984 he began to write a third book. He used his experience at Dessoto County Courthouse ( to write this book. The testimony of a twelve-year-old rape victim inspired Grisham to write a novel. After three years of grueling work on A Time to Kill his first book was completed. Initially rejected by many publishers, it was eventually bought by Wychwood Press, who gave it modest five thousand copy printing and published in 1988 (
The success, although only slight, spiked Grisham's new writing hobby. As he ...

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applied to literary composition that aims at an interpretation of the actualities of any aspect of life; free from subjective prejudice, idealism, or romantic color (Hart 698). Realists try to point to objective reality. A realist in neither optimistic nor pessimistic. The works of a realist are a reflection of a writer's motive. The works of John Grisham are hypothetically realistic. Grisham's novels are fiction but could easily be nonfiction. His plots are hypothetical, but with its realistic ideas, there is no need for it to be hypothetical. Realism and reality are two different styles of writing. Most contemporary authors, like Grisham, use realistic ideas rather than ...

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