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The runaway jury

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Grisham
ISBN: 0385472943 9780385472944 0385480164 9780385480161 0385480156 9780385480154
OCLC Number: 34208175
Performer(s): Performance by Michael Beck.
Description: 401 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: John Grisham.
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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?

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