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Grisham, John

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The broker by John Grisham( Book )

273 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in 23 languages and held by 8,158 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 brethren by John Grisham( Book )

336 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 26 languages and held by 8,135 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
A time to kill by John Grisham( Book )

285 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 8,116 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
The firm by John Grisham( Book )

439 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 28 languages and held by 7,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch McDeere, a Harvard Law graduate, becomes suspicious of his Memphis tax firm when mysterious deaths, obsessive office security, and the Chicago mob figure into its operations
The client by John Grisham( Book )

326 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 25 languages and held by 7,849 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 king of torts by John Grisham( Book )

256 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in 25 languages and held by 7,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Washed-up public defender Clay Carter's latest case, a routine street killing, takes an unexpected turn when he discovers evidence of a conspiracy involving a large drug company and a lawsuit with a huge potential settlement." --
A painted house : a novel by John Grisham( Book )

244 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 27 languages and held by 7,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racial tension, a forbidden love affair, and murder are seen through the eyes of a seven-year-old boy in a 1950s Southern cotton-farming community
The innocent man : murder and injustice in a small town by John Grisham( Book )

236 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in 14 languages and held by 7,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits-- drinking, drugs, and women. He began to show signs of mental illness. Unable to keep a job, he moved in with his mother and slept twenty hours a day on her sofa. In 1982, a 21-year-old cocktail waitress in Ada named Debra Sue Carter was raped and murdered, and for five years the police could not solve the crime. For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz. The two were finally arrested in 1987 and charged with capital murder. With no physical evidence, the prosecution's case was built on junk science and the testimony of jailhouse snitches and convicts. Dennis Fritz was found guilty and given a life sentence. Ron Williamson was sent to death row. If you believe that in America you are innocent until proven guilty, this book will shock you. If you believe in the death penalty, this book will disturb you. If you believe the criminal justice system is fair, this book will infuriate you
The summons by John Grisham( Book )

269 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 25 languages and held by 7,677 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 behind a secret known only to Ray
The last juror by John Grisham( Book )

221 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 19 languages and held by 7,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers 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 the paper 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 he was found guilty. 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 pelican brief by John Grisham( Book )

351 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 24 languages and held by 7,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Supreme Court justices, one liberal and one conservative, are assassinated in one night. The country is stunned and baffled; the FBI has no clues. But Darby Shaw, a brilliant law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer. Days of digging in the law library's computers have led her to an obscure connection between the two justices. She fleshes out her beliefs in a meticulous though wildly speculative brief that builds a strong case against a most unlikely suspect. But her suspect has powerful friends. One evening, outside a New Orleans restaurant, she narrowly escapes an assassin's car bomb. Someone has read her brief. Someone who wants her dead. She contacts investigative reporter Gary Grantham and convinces him that she's onto the biggest cover-up since Watergate. Together they go underground, trying to survive long enough to expose the real truth.--Adapted from dust jacket
The appeal by John Grisham( Book )

193 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 21 languages and held by 7,523 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
The chamber by John Grisham( Book )

324 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 26 languages and held by 7,372 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. By the author of A Time To Kill
The street lawyer by John Grisham( Book )

341 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 7,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corporate lawyer in Washington goes to war against his own company to defend the homeless. It happens after Michael Brock is abducted by a homeless man and held hostage. The homeless man is killed by a police sharpshooter and the lawyer is rescued, but the experience changes his life
The testament by John Grisham( Book )

259 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 28 languages and held by 7,291 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. But the tycoon's real children are determined to prevent the inheritance
The runaway jury by John Grisham( Book )

262 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 28 languages and held by 7,247 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 partner by John Grisham( Book )

297 editions published between 1961 and 2019 in 27 languages and held by 7,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They found him in a small town in Brazil, near the border with Paraguay. He had a new name, Danilo Silva, and his appearance had been changed by plastic surgery. Before, he had another life, a life which ended in a car crash in February 1992. His gravestone lay in a cemetry in Biloxi, Mississippi. His name before his death was Patrick S Lanigan
The associate by John Grisham( Book )

177 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 6,966 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
The rainmaker by John Grisham( Book )

275 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 25 languages and held by 6,862 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
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham( Book )

203 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in 23 languages and held by 6,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday together
 
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Con Qrişam

Džons Grišams

Grišam, Džon

Ǧrīšām, Ǧūn 1955-

Grišams, Džons

Grišams, Džons, 1955-

Grišams, Džons Rejs, 1955-

Grišèm, Džon.

Grišem, Džon 1955-

Grišemas Džonas

Grisham, Gʹon 1955-

Grisham J.

Grisham J. 1955-

Grisham John

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Grisham, John Ray, 1955-

Grisham, John Ray, Jr., 1955-

Grisham, Zhon 1955-

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Grishem, Dzhon 1955-

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Гришам, Жон 1955-

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ג'ון גרישם

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גרישם, ג׳ון

גרישם, ג׳ון. גינצבורג־הירש, עדי

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그리샴, 존 1955-

존 그리샴

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グリシャム, ジョン

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約翰·基斯咸

约翰·格里森姆

約翰·葛里遜

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