John Grisham

John Grisham (HM26VU)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
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N 35° 8.602', W 90° 3.27'

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Author John Grisham immortalized downtown Memphis, particularly Front Street, in his novel The Firm. In 1993, he became the first author to have four books on the best seller list at the same time. Rooted deeply in the South's rich literary soil, he was born February 8, 1955, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and graduated from Mississippi State University in 1977 and University of Mississippi Law School in 1981. For ten years, he practiced law in Southaven, a Memphis suburb. In 1990, he and his wife, Renee, and their children, Ty and Shea, moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he continues to write.
HM NumberHM26VU
Placed ByShelby County Mayor William N. Morris, Jr. and Memphis Mayor W. W. Herenton
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Date Added Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768352 N 3892914
Decimal Degrees35.14336667, -90.05450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.602', W 90° 3.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 36.12" N, 90° 3' 16.2" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Union Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US
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