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Ochs Jones is a writer with a Nashville newspaper. Ochs has won awards for his articles on Jimmie Lee Horn but believes he only won the award because he happened to write the articles about a black politician less than a year after Martin Luther King Jr.'s death. Ochs believes a lot of his career is based on luck, but when he is sent to Long Island to speak to a mental patient who claims to have information on the death of Jimmie Lee Horn, Ochs feels his luck has run out. However, this mental patient proves to have information that will help Ochs discover that the man everyone believes killed Horn is really innocent.

Ochs spends the next few months investigating the leads this man gives him, researching the life of a man named Thomas Berryman who the mental patient claims is Horn's real killer...

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