A young lawyer makes a feeble attempt at defending his grandfather who is on death row. The Chamber is a unique book for John Grisham.
The Chamber is a novel about redemption. Sam Cayhall is involved in a bombing and, after being convicted by a jury, lives in Parchman Prison awaiting his execution. At the time of the bombing, Sam is a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
His family had been members for many generations and membership in the organization was part of his upbringing. Sam had also been involved in other crimes for which he had not been prosecuted. He and his brothers had participated in lynchings and he had murdered three men.
At the time of his sentencing, Sam believes that his actions were acceptable.
Over time, he develops remorse. In addition to his clan family Sam has a nuclear family. He married and had two children. The father-son relationship deteriorates, culminating in Eddie leaving Mississippi. After Eddie marries his wife, Evelyn, and they have their first child, Alan, Eddie decides to renounce the Cayhall family.
Later a daughter, Carmen, is born.
Eddie never returns home and tell his children nothing about his side of the family. Adam goes on to attend college and law school. After graduating from law school, Adam applies for employment at the prestigious firm of Kravitz and Bane and is hired.
They had done a wonderful job, but Sam is guilty and is rapidly approaching his execution date.
Adam asks to represent Sam, and travels to Mississippi to meet his grandfather. At the time that Adam first introduces himself, Sam has approximately one month left to live.
Adam is unable to convince the courts to spare Sam, and his execution is carried out. They develop a fondness for each other and Sam realizes that his crimes were wrong. He repents and dies at peace. This section contains words approx.The Chamber is a unique book for John Grisham.
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View photo galleries, read TV and movie reviews and more. John Ray Grisham Jr. (/ ˈ ɡ r ɪ ʃ ə m /; born February 8, ) is an American novelist, attorney, politician and activist, best known for his popular legal grupobittia.com books have been translated into 42 languages and published worldwide.
Grisham graduated from Mississippi State University and received a law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law in The Chamber Summary & Study Guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more.