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well known for something bad
  • He would recognize the name of Jake Brigance, but only because Jake was from Karaway and the Hailey trial had been so notorious.
    p. 485.1
  • Jake entered the building through a rear door to avoid (1) the notoriously prickly secretaries and (2) the smoke-laden waiting room filled with stressed-out clients.
    p. 55.7
  • "No comment, Dumas," Jake said, impressed that the notoriously lazy reporter had been working the phones.
    p. 141.0
  • Sistrunk was riding a wave of notoriety.
    p. 149.5
  • When it came to ethics, the firm was notorious for breaking the rules, then running to the judge and pointing fingers at the other guys.
    p. 192.7
  • His bank was notorious for avoiding black customers.
    p. 221.5
  • Simeon's brothers and cousins were notorious lowlifes—same gene pool— and they would cause trouble.
    p. 381.4
  • Later, it was learned that five of the first twelve jurors were also Pentecostals, a notoriously clannish and sensitive bunch.
    p. 420.6
  • Hull was notoriously broke and in debt and everyone knew his estate would be a disaster, but this was allowed to pass without comment.
    p. 460.1
  • Bill West said he'd heard the FBI had just raided the offices of two supervisors down in Polk County, a notoriously corrupt place, and this ignited a round of condemnation from almost everyone but Jake and Dell.
    p. 461.2
  • The Hailey trial had given him a dose of notoriety, and it was intoxicating.
    p. 468.6

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