The Holdout Graham Moore
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May 28, 2020
In 2009, young Maya Seale is excited to do her civic duty. She is chosen to sit on the jury of the most sensational case of the decade. Fifteen-year-old Jessica Silver, daughter of the biggest real estate mogul in Los Angeles, has disappeared, and her teacher, Bobby Nock, is the suspect. It appears to be an open-and-shut case, and the prosecution is sure that they will win easily. But Maya throws a wrench in the works, as the jury begins to deliberate, and she is adamant that Nock is innocent. One by one, slowly but surely, Maya persuades the rest of the jury into seeing things her way, and...