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The broker

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: London : Century, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his final hours in the Oval Office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems Backman, in his power broker heyday, may have obtained secrets that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Thriller fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Grisham
ISBN: 1844131629 9781844131624 1844131645 9781844131648 1844131637 9781844131631
OCLC Number: 57664031
Awards: Winner of BookScan Platinum Awards 2007
Description: 357 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Grisham.

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With 14 years left on a 20 year sentence, notorious Washington powerbroker Joel Blackman receives a surprise pardon from a lame duck President. Smuggled out of the country, he is given a new identity  Read more...

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"A nail-biting story" * The Sun * "A killer combination of sheer story-telling nous and no-nonsense prose" * Independent * "Grisham hasn't lost his touch" * Daily Mail * "A welcome return to what he Read more...

 
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