Paris Trout by Pete Dexter

"Paris Trout" is a gripping narrative set in a small Georgia town in the 1950s. The story revolves around a local store owner, Paris Trout, who kills a young black girl and injures her mother over a debt dispute. His violent act sends shockwaves through the town and his refusal to accept guilt, along with his lawyer's struggle to defend him, exposes the deep-seated racial and social tensions in the community. The book explores themes of racism, violence, and the moral decay of a society that allows such acts to go unpunished.

The 6722nd greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
306
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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