Paris Trout by Pete Dexter

Paris Trout, an unrepentant racist in 1949 Georgia. a greedy and paranoid shopkeeper who murders the sister of a black man who refuses to repay Trout’s IOU. When Trout is arrested for the crime, he is stunned and enraged, a man of the old south. Lawyer Harry Seagraves arrives to calm the waters in court, but Seagraves is soon caught in crimes of his own, a dangerous and doomed affair with Trout’s wife.

The 2122nd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)

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Paris Trout (Contemporary American Fiction) Paperback 1908354 $20.74 $1.00 1989
Paris Trout Hardcover 4743457 $22.85 $22.43
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Paris Trout (Contemporary American Fiction) Paperback 2754723 $5.81 $0.01 1989
Paris Trout Hardcover 12762708 $18.00 1990
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