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John Grisham said : “We always love a good mystery. Who did it, how are you going to figure it out? Are they going to catch the bad guys? And here we go,” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “The authorities are so distracted with a major problem and there are dead people everywhere, killed by the hurricane. And the floods, and the power’s out. Electricity is out. There’s no food or water,” “It’s a major crisis, and that’s a good time to kill somebody. You kind of want to capture that aspect of the day or two or three after the hurricane hits and how unsettled things are. Where are you going to find the next meal? So, it’s some of that we sort of lived through with Katrina that I was able to put it into this book” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We have a house in Chapel Hill. We’re down there all the time. I’ve got a family full of Tar Heels. My wife is a Tar Heel, my daughter is a Tar Heel, my daughter married a Tar Heel,” “They’ve had two Tar Heel babies” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We have been blessed beyond our wildest dreams in the last 30 years. Thirty years ago, I was a small-town lawyer in Mississippi and really struggling to get ahead. I was 35 years old and not sure I was going to make it or make much of a success,” “Suddenly, overnight, things changed dramatically for us. The books started getting published. Then the movies came out. We just again feel very fortunate to be where we are. My wife and daughter and son-in-law love UNC. That’s their great love. They volunteer there. They work in various groups around campus. My wife’s on several boards at UNC. It’s we just enjoy, you know, giving back” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I think you find exotic and eccentric people everywhere. I’ve never really lived outside of the south, and there are plenty of them,” “It’s a whole lot of fun. I’ve done it for over 40 books now. Collect the characters, and most of them are based on real people in someway, or collages of people or mixes of people. It’s the harshness of life back then. It’s the history, you know? It’s a hard history (with) a lot of suffering. Anytime you have a lot of suffering and injustice in a certain area, you can have great fiction because the stories are just irresistible” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “Well, since I can’t travel and I can’t go anywhere, I’ve been hard at work on a sequel to ‘A Time to Kill,’ and there was ‘Sycamore Row’ set in Ford County Mississippi — my fictional literary home where I went back to,” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I am very surprised and very excited for Joe to know that he will be getting out of prison,” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 20, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

John Grisham wrote : "There is not a single lawyer, dead or alive, in this story," "Nor are there judges, trials, courtrooms, conspiracies or nagging social issues" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "Once I got into that research I realized there’s a lot of innocent people in prison. I realized the numbers and how many innocent people there are and how many exonerations we have, how many bad convictions there are," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : "If we could tighten up forensic evidence and eliminate junk science from the courtroom, if we could make the police video all interrogations to cut all the bad stuff they do, if you can pay defense attorneys more money," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said ( about James McCloskey ) : "He's a remarkable man. He started an outfit called Centurion Ministries 45 years ago. For 45 years James has roamed the country, taking a few cases at a time. And 45 years later he's exonerated 63 people. Innocent people," "Centurion Ministries now is based in Princeton. It's a wonderful organization with a staff that litigates from coast to coast and get innocent people out" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "We have no forensic standards in this country. We're trying to adopt them. But there are thousands of people in prison who were put there by bogus 'experts.' People who testify about bite-mark analysis or boot print analysis or blood spatter. Most of it's not based on science," "We're working with the Innocence Project, Centurion Ministries the innocence community is working to undo so many bogus convictions based on junk science" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "Every wrongful conviction is a fantastic story because of the level of human suffering, the injustice, the just storytelling, all the factors that we love in stories, they're in a wrongful conviction," "I wish I could write every one of them" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham describes : “It is tough to give advice on story telling…I am not sure you can teach it. I never took a course in story writing, I was trained as a lawyer. I grew up in a family of big story tellers…I have heard a lot of lies and fiction in the porch outside! I read thousands and thousands of books and spend a lot of time pacing and plotting. I do not spend so much time on character…I am plot driven. Don’t waste time with other things. It is something you absorb and do. I do not know if one can give tips…” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’ve been watching safely from afar for years,” “One conversation led to another. We didn’t know Billy was active down here — No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength. We said we’d like to go see it, so here we are” External link

brownsvilleherald Sunday, September 8, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

washtimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 22, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 22, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “It took Ron four years to drink himself to death,” External link

clickittefaq Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “If I were to write this story as a novel,” External link

clickittefaq Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “It took Ron four years to drink himself to death,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “If I were to write this story as a novel,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “It’s six, one-hour episodes that really goes through the story,” “It’s very well done, and it’s going to really rekindle interest in the story” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I have a very long history with Ada,” “I first went there in 2005 when I started writing the book, when I started researching the book, and I spent a long time there. I still am very much involved with two of those defendants, trying to get them out of prison” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said ( about Tommy Ward ) : “I’ve corresponded with Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot for many years and I’ve worked behind the scenes with their pro-bono attorney to try to secure their release, and they’re still working,” “It’s not like it’s something where I was involved when I wrote the book and then went away” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “It’s still something that’s very much on my mind these days and I guess it will be until we can get Tommy and Karl out of prison. It’s not over,” “There’s a possibility that we could one day know or figure out who did the murder … If Tommy and Karl could be released, exonerated, found not guilty or whatever” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “Untreated, unmedicated, Ron was charged with capital murder,” External link

themirror Friday, December 14, 2018 1:02:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “I knew in my gut it was not the right decision” External link

marketwatch Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:54:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “There’s one bank that’s been on the front page for a year now. I’m not going to name it,” External link

marketwatch Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “There are always issues on the front page that need to be explored,” External link

marketwatch Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT



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John Grisham

Last updated on 2017-10-12T22:05+0300.

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John Grisham said : “We always love a good mystery. Who did it, how are you going to figure it out? Are they going to catch the bad guys? And here we go,” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “The authorities are so distracted with a major problem and there are dead people everywhere, killed by the hurricane. And the floods, and the power’s out. Electricity is out. There’s no food or water,” “It’s a major crisis, and that’s a good time to kill somebody. You kind of want to capture that aspect of the day or two or three after the hurricane hits and how unsettled things are. Where are you going to find the next meal? So, it’s some of that we sort of lived through with Katrina that I was able to put it into this book” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We have a house in Chapel Hill. We’re down there all the time. I’ve got a family full of Tar Heels. My wife is a Tar Heel, my daughter is a Tar Heel, my daughter married a Tar Heel,” “They’ve had two Tar Heel babies” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We have been blessed beyond our wildest dreams in the last 30 years. Thirty years ago, I was a small-town lawyer in Mississippi and really struggling to get ahead. I was 35 years old and not sure I was going to make it or make much of a success,” “Suddenly, overnight, things changed dramatically for us. The books started getting published. Then the movies came out. We just again feel very fortunate to be where we are. My wife and daughter and son-in-law love UNC. That’s their great love. They volunteer there. They work in various groups around campus. My wife’s on several boards at UNC. It’s we just enjoy, you know, giving back” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I think you find exotic and eccentric people everywhere. I’ve never really lived outside of the south, and there are plenty of them,” “It’s a whole lot of fun. I’ve done it for over 40 books now. Collect the characters, and most of them are based on real people in someway, or collages of people or mixes of people. It’s the harshness of life back then. It’s the history, you know? It’s a hard history (with) a lot of suffering. Anytime you have a lot of suffering and injustice in a certain area, you can have great fiction because the stories are just irresistible” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “Well, since I can’t travel and I can’t go anywhere, I’ve been hard at work on a sequel to ‘A Time to Kill,’ and there was ‘Sycamore Row’ set in Ford County Mississippi — my fictional literary home where I went back to,” External link

wncn Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:54:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I am very surprised and very excited for Joe to know that he will be getting out of prison,” External link

wacotrib Friday, March 20, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

John Grisham wrote : "There is not a single lawyer, dead or alive, in this story," "Nor are there judges, trials, courtrooms, conspiracies or nagging social issues" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "Once I got into that research I realized there’s a lot of innocent people in prison. I realized the numbers and how many innocent people there are and how many exonerations we have, how many bad convictions there are," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : "If we could tighten up forensic evidence and eliminate junk science from the courtroom, if we could make the police video all interrogations to cut all the bad stuff they do, if you can pay defense attorneys more money," External link

newschannel5 Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said ( about James McCloskey ) : "He's a remarkable man. He started an outfit called Centurion Ministries 45 years ago. For 45 years James has roamed the country, taking a few cases at a time. And 45 years later he's exonerated 63 people. Innocent people," "Centurion Ministries now is based in Princeton. It's a wonderful organization with a staff that litigates from coast to coast and get innocent people out" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "We have no forensic standards in this country. We're trying to adopt them. But there are thousands of people in prison who were put there by bogus 'experts.' People who testify about bite-mark analysis or boot print analysis or blood spatter. Most of it's not based on science," "We're working with the Innocence Project, Centurion Ministries the innocence community is working to undo so many bogus convictions based on junk science" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : "Every wrongful conviction is a fantastic story because of the level of human suffering, the injustice, the just storytelling, all the factors that we love in stories, they're in a wrongful conviction," "I wish I could write every one of them" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, October 15, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

John Grisham describes : “It is tough to give advice on story telling…I am not sure you can teach it. I never took a course in story writing, I was trained as a lawyer. I grew up in a family of big story tellers…I have heard a lot of lies and fiction in the porch outside! I read thousands and thousands of books and spend a lot of time pacing and plotting. I do not spend so much time on character…I am plot driven. Don’t waste time with other things. It is something you absorb and do. I do not know if one can give tips…” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:17:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’ve been watching safely from afar for years,” “One conversation led to another. We didn’t know Billy was active down here — No Kid Hungry, Share Our Strength. We said we’d like to go see it, so here we are” External link

brownsvilleherald Sunday, September 8, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

washtimes Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 22, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “We’re not going to stop, slow down or be quiet,” “We are just going to get more and more vocal, and push harder and harder until we get justice” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 22, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “It took Ron four years to drink himself to death,” External link

clickittefaq Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “If I were to write this story as a novel,” External link

clickittefaq Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:41:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “It took Ron four years to drink himself to death,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Grisham says : “If I were to write this story as a novel,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, December 21, 2018 5:16:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “It’s six, one-hour episodes that really goes through the story,” “It’s very well done, and it’s going to really rekindle interest in the story” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “I have a very long history with Ada,” “I first went there in 2005 when I started writing the book, when I started researching the book, and I spent a long time there. I still am very much involved with two of those defendants, trying to get them out of prison” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said ( about Tommy Ward ) : “I’ve corresponded with Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot for many years and I’ve worked behind the scenes with their pro-bono attorney to try to secure their release, and they’re still working,” “It’s not like it’s something where I was involved when I wrote the book and then went away” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “It’s still something that’s very much on my mind these days and I guess it will be until we can get Tommy and Karl out of prison. It’s not over,” “There’s a possibility that we could one day know or figure out who did the murder … If Tommy and Karl could be released, exonerated, found not guilty or whatever” External link

theadanews Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:37:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “Untreated, unmedicated, Ron was charged with capital murder,” External link

themirror Friday, December 14, 2018 1:02:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “I knew in my gut it was not the right decision” External link

marketwatch Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:54:00 PM EAT

John Grisham said : “There’s one bank that’s been on the front page for a year now. I’m not going to name it,” External link

marketwatch Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT

John Grisham said : “There are always issues on the front page that need to be explored,” External link

marketwatch Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:35:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
author39.53%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
romancier américain2.33%FR09/19/201719/09/2017
novelist20.93%EN07/02/201702/07/2017
writer32.56%EN05/19/201719/05/2017
escritor4.65%PT05/20/201620/05/2016
Names Lang Count
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John GrishamRO2.19%
John GrishamSQ2.19%
John GrishamCS2.19%
John GrishamIT2.19%
John GrishamNO2.19%
John GrishamPL2.19%
John GrishamDE2.19%
John GrishamHU2.19%
John GrishamSK2.19%
John GrishamFI2.19%
John GrishamDA2.19%
John GrishamNL2.19%
John GrishamES2.19%
Джон ГришэмRU0.55%
ジョン・グリシャムJA0.00%
ג'ון גרישםHE0.00%
Джон ГришамBG0.00%
John GrishamHR0.00%


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