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John Grisham

Writer John Grisham
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Profession: Writer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best known for his popular legal thrillers. One of only three authors to sell 2 million copies on a first printing, the others being Tom Clancy and J.K. Rowling.

Born: February 8, 1955
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA
Age: 64 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1981-05-08 Author John Grisham (26) weds Renee Jones

Events in the Life of John Grisham

  • 1991-02-01 American writer John Grisham publishes his second novel "The Firm" (bestselling novel of the year)

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