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Grisham, John

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The appeal by John Grisham( Book )

169 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 9,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wall street millionaire Carl Trudeau purchases an unsuspecting Mississippi State Supreme Court judge candidate when a lower court rules against one of his chemical companies for dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply causing a cancer cluster
A painted house : a novel by John Grisham( Book )

245 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 24 languages and held by 9,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day. It was a Wednesday, early in September 1952. The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with three weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist-high to my father, over my head, and he and my grandfather could be heard before supper whispering words that were seldom heard. It could be a 'good crop'." Thus begins from author John Grisham, a story inspired by his own childhood in rural Arkansas. The narrator is a farm boy named Luke Chandler, age seven, who lives in the cotton fields with his parents and grandparents in a little house that's never been painted. The Chandlers farm eighty acres that they rent, not own, and when the cotton is ready they hire a truckload of Mexicans and a family from the Ozarks to help harvest it. For six weeks they pick cotton, battling the heat, the rain, the fatigue, and, sometimes, each other. As the weeks pass Luke sees and hears things no seven-year-old could possibly be prepared for, and finds himself keeping secrets that not only threaten the crop but will change the lives of the Chandlers forever. This is a moving story of one boy's journey from innocence to experience
The innocent man : murder and injustice in a small town by John Grisham( Book )

134 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 8,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the real-life case of Ron Williamson, a mentally ill former baseball player who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for the 1982 murder of a 21-year-old woman in his Oklahoma hometown
A time to kill by John Grisham( Book )

374 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 21 languages and held by 8,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal lawyer Jake Brigance faces the fight of his life when he is asked to defend Carl Hailey, who, in a rage of anger, shot and killed the men on trial for the rape of his daughter. Before The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar, John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice at last it's available in a Doubleday hardcover edition. In this searing courtroom drama, best-selling author John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence ... as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town ... Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young man. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life ... and then his own ... From the Hardcover edition
The client by John Grisham( Book )

368 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 27 languages and held by 8,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Sway, 11, witnesses a Mafia lawyer's suicide, which puts him in danger from Barry the Blade & a politically ambitious U.S. attorney. In the two years since The Firm first captured the imagination of America's readers, John Grisham, with three consecutive number-one bestsellers, has become one of the most popular authors of our time. Now, in The Client, he has written a novel so irresistible, so thoroughly entertaining and satisfying, that it is sure not only to please his millions of fans, but to win him new ones as well. This is the story of eleven-year-old Mark Sway, who, as the novel opens, witnesses the bizarre suicide of a New Orleans attorney. Just before he dies, the lawyer tells Mark a deadly secret concerning the recent murder of a Louisiana Senator, whose accused killer, Mafia thug Barry Muldanno, is about to go to trial. The police, the federal prosecutor and the FBI pressure Mark to tell them the attorney's last words, but he knows that with the mob watching his every move, revealing his secret will almost surely get him killed. So Mark, streetwise and old beyond his years, hires a lawyer: Reggie Love, a fifty-two-year-old divorcee who's been through more than anyone could imagine and survived, basically, because she's tough. And feisty. And loves helping kids overlooked or abused by the system. But when Mark's life is threatened, and Reggie discovers her office has been bugged, and even the Juvenile Court judge says Mark has no choice but to talk, she realizes that this time she's in way over her head. But then Mark comes up with a plan ... a crazy plan, in Reggie's opinion, but it's their only hope. And it just might work. With the page-turning suspense and terrific plot twists that have become John Grisham's trademark, he has once again crafted a novel that simply cannot be put down. But in The ClientGrisham has gone a step further - with a cast of unforgettable characters headed by the most original hero in years, he has mixed equal parts humor and warmth to truly expand the boundaries of the legal thriller
The firm by John Grisham( Book )

436 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 26 languages and held by 8,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had his choice of the best in America. He made a deadly mistake. When Mitch McDerre signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way. The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school loans, arranged a mortgage and hired him a decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what his brother Ray, doing fifteen years in a Tennessee jail, already knew. You never get nothing for nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch's firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between a rock and a hard place, with no choice, if he wants to live
The brethren by John Grisham( Book )

299 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 24 languages and held by 8,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a federal prison, three former judges who call themselves "the brethren" meet in the law library to run a rougher form of justice inside their community and make a some money, but when one of their scams derails, they are forced to confront the world of their own creation
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Book )

392 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 7,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home ... in a seedy D.C. porno house a patron is swiftly garroted to death ... The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated."--Colophon
The runaway jury by John Grisham( Book )

331 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 26 languages and held by 7,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Biloxi, Mississippi, a woman sues a tobacco company for the death of her husband from lung cancer. The protagonists are a jury fixer, that is a lawyer whose role is to assure a jury favorable to the company, and a rogue juror whom the fixer cannot eliminate or control. This is a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake which begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he's being watched. Soon they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an anonymous young woman suggests she is able to predict the jurors' increasingly odd behavior. Is the jury somehow being manipulated, or even controlled? If so, by whom? And, more important, why?
The king of torts by John Grisham( Book )

203 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 7,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clay Carter, a public defender, reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, assuming it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit D.C. every week. As he digs into the background of his client, Clay stumbles on a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at the kind of enormous settlement that would totally change his life--that would make him almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts
The broker by John Grisham( Book )

173 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 7,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grisham, delivers another legal thriller of unparalled suspense. With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington power broker, Joel Blackman, receives a surprise pardon from a lame-duck president. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Blackman has serious enemies from his past. As the CIA watches him closely, the question is not whether he will be killed, but rather who will kill him first
The last juror by John Grisham( Book )

175 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 7,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colourful weekly newspapers, The Ford County Times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. The murderer, Danny Padgitt, was tried before a packed courthouse in Clanton, Mississippi. The trial came to a startling and dramatic end when the defendant threatened revenge against the jurors if they convicted him. Nevertheless, they found him guilty, and he was sentenced to life in prison. But in Mississippi in 1970, "life" didn't necessarily mean "life," and nine years later Danny Padgitt managed to get himself paroled. He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began
The summons by John Grisham( Book )

191 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 20 languages and held by 7,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Atlee and his brother, Forrest, receive a letter from their father, a reclusive, retired judge, instructing them to return home to Clanton, Mississippi, to discuss his estate, but the judge dies before his sons arrive, leaving a secret known oly to Ray
The chamber by John Grisham( Book )

288 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 7,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mississippi, a young lawyer races against time to save his grandfather from the gas chamber. The grandfather was tried three times for a Ku Klux Klan bombing which killed two civil rights workers in 1967. He was found innocent twice, but guilty the third time
The street lawyer by John Grisham( Book )

285 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 7,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael was in a hurry. He was scrambling up the ladder at Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. firm with eight hundred lawyers. The money was good and getting better; a partnership was three years away. He was a rising star with no time to waste, no time to stop, no time to toss a few coins into the cups of panhandlers. No time for a conscience. But a violent encounter with a homeless man stopped him cold. Michael survived; his assailant did not. Who was this man? Michael did some digging, and learned that he was a mentally ill veteran who'd been in and out of shelters for many years. Then Michael dug a little deeper, and found a dirty secret, and the secret involved Drake & Sweeney. The fast track derailed; the ladder collapsed. Michael bolted from the firm and took a top-secret file with him. He landed in the streets, an advocate for the homeless, a street lawyer. And a thief
The rainmaker by John Grisham( Book )

340 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 25 languages and held by 7,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his final semester of law school, Rudy Baylor finds himself taking on one of the most powerful, corrupt, and ruthless companies in America -- and exposing a complex, multibillion-dollar insurance scam
Ford County : stories by John Grisham( Book )

73 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 7,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grisham returns to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his immensely popular first novel, "A Time to Kill," with this wholly surprising collection of stories
The testament by John Grisham( Book )

204 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 7,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer searches the Brazilian jungle for a missionary doctor working with Indians, the illegitimate daughter of an American tycoon who left her his fortune. The tycoon's real children are determined to prevent the inheritance
The partner by John Grisham( Book )

285 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 24 languages and held by 7,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller on the international movement of dirty money. Its protagonist is an American lawyer who skips the country with $90 million belonging to crooks. They catch up with him in Brazil, torture him, but he does not know where the money is, his lawyer girlfriend is circulating it around the globe. Extradited to the U.S. to face various charges he is going to use the money to get off
The associate by John Grisham( Book )

135 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 6,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three months after leaving Yale, Kyle becomes an associate at the largest law firm in the world, where, in addition to practicing law, he is expected to lie, steal, and take part in a scheme that could send him to prison, if not get him killed
 
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Con Qrişam

Džons Grišams

Ǧrīšām, Ǧūn 1955-

Grišams, Džons

Grišams, Džons, 1955-

Grišams, Džons Rejs, 1955-

Grišèm, Džon.

Grišem, Džon 1955-

Grisham, Gʹon 1955-

Grisham J.

Grisham J. 1955-

Grisham John

Grisham, John 1955-

Grisham, John Ray, 1955-

Grisham, John Ray, Jr., 1955-

Grishėm, Dzhon

Grishem, Dzhon 1955-

Grisjem, Dzjon

Hrišem, Džon 1955-

Ioannes Grisham

John Grisham Amerikaans schrijver

John Grisham amerikansk advokat och författare

John Grisham amerikansk advokat og skribent

John Grisham écrivain américain

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John Grisham scrittore statunitense

John Grisham US-amerikanesche Politiker

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Гришам Д

Гришам Д. 1955-

Гришем Д

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Гришем, Джон

Гришим Д

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Джон Гришам

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ג'ון גרישם

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גרישם, ג׳ון

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גרישם, גʹון 1955-

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그리샴, 존 1955-

존 그리샴

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グリシャム, ジョン

ジョン・グリシャム

約翰·基斯咸

约翰·格里森姆

約翰·葛里遜

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A painted house : a novelThe innocent man : murder and injustice in a small townA time to killThe clientThe firmThe brethrenThe pelican briefThe runaway jury