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Grisham, John

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The appeal by John Grisham( Book )

212 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 10,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a judge returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste in a small Mississippi town, the company's billionaire owner seeks to influence the appeal process by using his money to "buy" a seat on the state Supreme Court
A painted house : a novel by John Grisham( Book )

303 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 25 languages and held by 9,829 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 )

187 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 9,557 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
A time to kill by John Grisham( Book )

374 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 8,710 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 client by John Grisham( Book )

409 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 28 languages and held by 8,608 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 )

502 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 28 languages and held by 8,577 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 brethren by John Grisham( Book )

331 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 22 languages and held by 8,321 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 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 )

424 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 24 languages and held by 8,209 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 broker by John Grisham( Book )

221 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 17 languages and held by 8,125 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 testament by John Grisham( Book )

350 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 26 languages and held by 8,117 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 )

373 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 31 languages and held by 7,996 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 )

224 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 21 languages and held by 7,824 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 last juror by John Grisham( Book )

198 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 7,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted rapist and murderer returns to Ford County, Mississippi, seeking revenge on the Jurors who dared convict him
The summons by John Grisham( Book )

233 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 22 languages and held by 7,730 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 chamber by John Grisham( Book )

309 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 7,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young lawyer asks to take over the case of a death-row inmate, accused of bombing the offices of a civil rights advocate 22 years earlier, his reasons don't seem immediately clear
The partner by John Grisham( Book )

328 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 26 languages and held by 7,569 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 street lawyer by John Grisham( Book )

311 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 7,514 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
Ford County : stories by John Grisham( Book )

87 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 7,471 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 rainmaker by John Grisham( Book )

375 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 27 languages and held by 7,467 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."
The associate by John Grisham( Book )

155 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 7,060 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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A painted house : a novelThe innocent man : murder and injustice in a small townA time to killThe clientThe firmThe brethrenThe pelican briefThe broker
Alternative Names
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

John Grisham americký politik

John Grisham Amerikaans schrijver

John Grisham amerikansk advokat och författare

John Grisham amerikansk advokat og skribent

John Grisham écrivain américain

John Grisham pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

John Grisham pisarz amerykański

John Grisham scrittore statunitense

John Grisham US-amerikanesche Politiker

John Grisham US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Τζον Γκρίσαμ

Гришам Д

Гришам Д. 1955-

Гришем Д

Гришем Д. 1955-

Гришем, Джон

Гришим Д

Гришим Д. 1955-

Гришэм Д

Гришэм Д. 1955-

Гришэм, Джон.

Джон Гришам

Джон Гришэм

Джон Грішем

Жон Гришам

Џон Гришам Реј

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ג'ון גרישם

ג'ון גרישם סופר אמריקאי

גרישם, ג׳ון

גרישם, ג׳ון. גינצבורג־הירש, עדי

גרישם, ג'ון

גרישם, גʹון 1955-

جان قریشام

جان گریشام نویسنده و وکیل آمریکایی

جون غريشام

جون غريشام سياسي أمريكي

غريشام، جون.

जॉन ग्रिशॅम

ஜான் கிரிஷாம்

జాన్ గ్రీషమ్

ಜಾನ್ ಗ್ರಿಶಮ್

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그리샴, 존 1955-

존 그리샴

존그리샴 1955-

グリシャム, ジョン

グリシャム, ジョン 1955-

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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