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FORD COUNTY: STORIES

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by John Grisham

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

The master of the legal thriller returns to his roots with this collection of short stories, which introduces readers to the residents of Ford County, Mississippi. Read by the author, the stories range from the bizarre to the melancholic and even the hilarious. Grisham's narration is superb, particularly in the first tale, "Blood Drive," in which three ne'er-do-wells venture to Memphis to donate blood to an injured friend but end up getting into a case of beer and a ton of trouble along the way. Each character is carefully crafted, in terms of both prose and performance. Grisham’s confident Southern drawl gives the stories a certain air of small-town myth. L.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2011 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780307702104 $35.00 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2009

CD ISBN 9780307702128 $60.00 • Seven CDs

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