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The Chamber (1994) is a legal/suspense novel by noted American author John Grisham. It features discussion about capital punishment. Set around the Mississippi State Penitentiary, it is the story of an old man and former Klansman named Sam Cayhall who is convicted of murder and sentenced to death by gas chamber twenty years after his bombing of a Jewish lawyer's office. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Grishams 2005 Novel The Broker John Grisham, Jonathan Bommes (born February 8, 1955) is a retired attorney, American novelist and author best known for his works of modern legal drama. ... Capital punishment, also referred to as the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted felon as a punishment for a crime (often called a capital offence or a capital crime). ... Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman Farm, is the oldest prison and the only maximum security prison in the state of Mississippi, USA. It is located on 18,000 acres (73 km²) in Parchman, Mississippi, and was built in 1901. ... Members of the second Ku Klux Klan at a rally during the 1920s. ...


His paternal grandson, Adam Hall, who has had his name changed because of a disgraceful family history, becomes a lawyer, determined to argue a stay for his grandfather. It transpires that Sam did not in fact commit the actual crime for which he's been found guilty, but has instead a long and largely secret history of Klan-related crime, including lynching. The word stays has more than one meaning:- An item of ships gear: see nautical term and stays (nautical). ...


As Adam desperately argues motion after motion, the story moves to it's last gory moments.


The novel combines elements of legal commentary and suspense to fully illustrate the complications surrounding various legal issues, such as the death penalty and racism. An African-American man drinks out of the colored only water fountain at a racially segregated streetcar terminal in the United States in 1939. ...


In 1996, The Chamber was made into a movie starring Gene Hackman and Chris O'Donnell. The Chamber on the IMDb 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Gene Hackman Eugene Allen Hackman (born 30 January 1930) is an Oscar winning American actor. ... Chris ODonnell on the cover of US magazine Chris ODonnell (born June 26, 1970 in Winnetka, Illinois, USA) is an Irish-American actor. ...

Preceded by:
The Client
John Grisham Novels
1994
Succeeded by:
The Rainmaker
John Grisham's novels (as of 2005)

1980s: A Time to Kill
1990s: The FirmThe Pelican BriefThe ClientThe ChamberThe RainmakerThe Runaway JuryThe PartnerThe Street LawyerThe Testament
2000s: The BrethrenA Painted HouseSkipping ChristmasThe SummonsThe BleachersThe King of TortsThe Last JurorThe Broker The Client movie poster The Client (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The Rainmaker is a 1956 film which tells the story of a middle-aged woman, suffering from unrequited love for the local town sheriff, who falls for a con man who comes to town with the promise that he can make it rain. ... Grishams 2005 Novel The Broker John Grisham, Jonathan Bommes (born February 8, 1955) is a retired attorney, American novelist and author best known for his works of modern legal drama. ... A Time to Kill is the name of a legal suspense thriller authored by John Grisham in 1989, and also of the novels feature film 1996 adaptation. ... The Firm is a 1991 legal thriller and the second novel by John Grisham. ... The Pelican Brief is legal/suspense thriller written by John Grisham in 1992. ... The Client movie poster The Client (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The Rainmaker is also a 1995 novel by John Grisham that was made into a 1997 motion picture starring Matt Damon, Danny DeVito, Clare Danes and Jon Voight. ... Runaway Jury DVD cover The Runaway Jury is a legal/suspense novel written by American author John Grisham. ... The Partner (1997) is a legal/thriller novel by noted American author John Grisham. ... The Street Lawyer is a legal/suspense novel, the ninth such work written by American author John Grisham. ... The Testament is a legal/suspense thriller by American author John Grisham. ... The Brethren is a law-related novel by American author John Grisham, published in 2000. ... Front Cover of A Painted House A Painted House is a novel by American author John Grisham, published on February 6, 2001. ... Skipping Christmas (2001) is a comedy novella by noted American author John Grisham. ... The Summons is a legal thriller novel written in 2000 by noted American author John Grisham. ... Bleachers is a novel by American author John Grisham. ... The King of Torts - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Cover of audio book of The Last Juror The Last Juror is a novel by John Grisham first published in Doubleday on February 3rd 2004. ... Grishams 2005 Novel The Broker The Broker, a book by John Grisham published in the USA on January 11, 2005, follows the story of Joel Backman, a newly pardoned man who tried to broker a deal to give the worlds most powerful surveillance system to the highest bidder. ...


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Chamber music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (899 words)
Chamber music is a form of classical music, written for a small group of instruments which traditionally could be accommodated in a palace chamber.
Popular chamber groups other than the string quartet include the string trio, the piano trio, the piano quintet and the string quintet.
The standard repertoire for chamber ensembles is rich, and the totality of chamber music in print in sheet music form is nearly boundless.
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