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A crime classic gets a new chapter

Ward has been fighting for his freedom since 1985

JOHN GRISHAM HAS WRITTEN DOZENS of legal thrillers but just one book of nonfiction: The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town. Published in 2006, the true-crime story profiles Ron Williamson, a mentally ill man who, along with his friend Dennis Fritz, was wrongly

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