Alex Cross's TRIAL by James Patterson Paperback Book

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Author: James Patterson

Narrator: Richard DiLallo

Format: Unabridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: Aug 2009

Genre: Fiction - Historical - General

Retail Price: $39.98

Discs: 7

Synopsis

The year is 1906, and America is segregated. Hatred and discrimination plague the streets, the classroom, and the courts. But in WashingtonD.C., Ben Corbett, a smart and courageous lawyer, makes it his mission to confront injustice at every turn. He represents those who nobody else dares defend, merely because of the color of their skin. When President Roosevelt, under whom Ben served in the Spanish-American war, asks Ben to investigate rumors of the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in his home town in Mississippi, he cannot refuse.

The details of Ben's harrowing story--and his experiences with a remarkable man named Abraham Cross--were passed from generation to generation, until they were finally recounted to Alex Cross by his grandmother, Nana Mama. From the first time hear heard the story, Alex was unable to forget the unimaginable events Ben witnessed in Eudora and pledged to tell it to the world. Alex Cross's Trial is unlike any story Patterson has ever told, but offers the astounding action and breakneck speed of any Alex Cross novel.

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Reviews

BookLender review by Theresa on 2009-12-16 16:17:52

Today we hear of hate crimes and wonder how can that be. This story has given me chills and breaks my heart. Was difficutl to read but I am glad I did.

BookLender review by Cynthia on 2012-03-24 12:26:35

When I ordered the book, I thought it was an Alex Cross thriller. However, it turned out to be a very powerful and riveting story of the racial injustices of the South during the early 20th century. James Patterson is an excellent story teller and this book just emphasizes his ability to write more than just thriller books. I really enjoyed it!