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About John Grisham
John Ray Grisham Jr. is an esteemed American novelist, activist and politician. He is famous for his intriguing legal thrillers.
He published his first novel titled “A Time to Kill” in 1989, which was four years after he started writing it.
His debut bestseller was his 1991 novel titled “The Firm”, which sold over seven million copies. The novel was later adapted into a movie under the same name. The movie starred top actor Tom Cruise in 1993.
He was born to John Ray Grisham and Wanda. In 1981, he got married to Renee Jones – they have two children together –Shea and Ty.
In 2009, he received the Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction. He also received The inaugural Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction in 2011 for his book titled “The Confession”.
He stands at a height of 1.85 m
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Famous quotes by John Grisham
And that's the mission of The Innocence Project in New York, is to exonerate people who have been wrongfully convicted, and also work from a policy angle with Congress and state legislatures to prevent future wrongful convictions.John Grisham
Every morning I wake at 6am or 6.30am, champing at the bit.John Grisham
I can't change overnight into a serious literary author. You can't compare apples to oranges. William Faulkner was a great literary genius. I am not.John Grisham
I don't want to force my politics on my readers.John Grisham
I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them, or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work.John Grisham
I'm not itching to sue Amazon or Wal-Mart... they sell a lot of books. But the future is very uncertain with books.John Grisham
I've had nine of my books adapted to film, and almost all were enjoyable. I've been very lucky with Hollywood, and look forward to more movies being adapted. But I don't get involved in that process. I know nothing about making movies and I stay away from it and hope for the best.John Grisham
More than 100 people have been sent to death row who were later exonerated because they weren't guilty or fairly tried. Most criminal defendants do not get adequate representation because there are not enough public defenders to represent them. There is a lot that is wrong.John Grisham
Nobody wants to read about the honest lawyer down the street who does real estate loans and wills. If you want to sell books, you have to write about the interesting lawyers - the guys who steal all the money and take off. That's the fun stuff.John Grisham
Quite often I can be in a bookshop, standing beneath a great big picture of myself and paying for a book with a credit card clearly marked John Grisham, yet no one recognises me. I often say I'm a famous author in a country where no one reads.John Grisham
John Grisham's Popularity
John Grisham is a famous American lawyer and author, who was born on February 8, 1955. As a person born on this date, John Grisham is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 8) and the 33rd most popular for the year (1955).
People born on February 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. John Grisham is the 531st most popular Aquarius.
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