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The Turning Point of John Grisham
An exploration of the career and literary turning point in the life of John Grisham.
# 115385 | 3,450 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 18, 2009 in Literature (American)

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The paper relates that before becoming a world-renowned author, John Grisham was a lawyer. The paper further relates that he had no real interest in writing until he was affected by the tragic events behind the trial of a young girl in 1984. The paper explores the turning point in John Grisham's life and attempts to establish the real reasons and the underlying motivations for his career change. The paper comes to the conclusion that the turning point in Grisham's life took place because of his intense sense of morality and his ethical concern for the plight of others.

Introduction and Overview
The Impetus Towards Writing
Society and Religion

Sample of Sources Used:

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