Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Ford County at The Daily Beast

Right now at The Daily Beast you can read “Fetching Raymond,” an exclusive excerpt from John Grisham’s debut collection of short stories, Ford County.

In “Fetching Raymond,” wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who’s been locked away on death row for eleven years. It could well be their last visit.

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