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The king of torts

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legal stories, American
Suspense fiction, American
Legal stories
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grisham, John.
King of torts.
New York : Doubleday, ©2003
(OCoLC)606938713
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Grisham
ISBN: 0385508042 9780385508049
OCLC Number: 51033987
Performer(s): Performed by Dennis Boutsikaris.
Description: 376 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Grisham.
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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.

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