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Alex Cross's Trial (Large Print) (Alex Cross Novels)

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Separated by time

From his grandmother, Alex Cross has heard the story of his great uncle Abraham and his struggles for survival in the era of the Ku Klux Klan. Now, Alex passes the family tale along to his own children in a novel he's written--a novel called Trial.

Connected by blood

As a lawyer in turn-of-the-century Washington D.C., Ben Corbett represents the toughest cases. Fighting against oppression and racism, he risks his family and his life in the process. When President Roosevelt asks Ben to return to his home town to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan there, he cannot refuse.

United by bravery

When he arrives in Eudora, Mississippi, Ben meets the wise Abraham Cross and his beautiful granddaughter, Moody. Ben enlists their help, and the two Crosses introduce him to the hidden side of the idyllic Southern town. Lynchings have become commonplace and residents of the town's black quarter live in constant fear. Ben aims to break the reign of terror--but the truth of who is really behind it could break his heart. Written in the fearless voice of Detective Alex Cross, Alex Cross's Trial is a gripping story of murder, love, and, above all, bravery.

Synopsis:

Detective Alex Cross tells an ancestor's story in ALEX CROSS'S TRIAL, an astonishing account of one man's bold pursuit of justice in the face of racism and violence.

About the Author

James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. Mr. Patterson also writes the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316072892
Author:
Patterson, James
Publisher:
Little Brown and Company
Author:
DiLallo, Richard
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Legal stories
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Large Print Hardcover
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Alex Cross Novels
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.23 x 1.5 in 1.72 lb

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