John Grisham’s The Reckoning is the master storyteller’s
most powerful, surprising, and accomplished novel yet
October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi
Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated
World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer,
father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist
church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove
into town, walked into the church,... more...