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The Racketeer

The Racketeer© 2012 John Grisham340 pages Malcolm Bannister is a largely unsuccessful lawyer who was imprisoned by an overly aggressive government prosecutor when he accidentally turned  his law firm into a shell company for a shady crook who needed to … Continue reading

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The Litigators

The Litigators© 2011 John Grisham385 pages The Litigators may be unique among John Grisham’s work in that from the start, it’s written as a comedy. The lead character (David Zinc) intoduces himself to the story by having a nervous breakdown … Continue reading

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The Confession

The Confession© 2010 John Grisham418 pages In 1998, the small Texas city of Sloan was horrified when a high school belle vanished without a trace. She’d been abducted, abused, murdered, and buried by a serial rapist named Travis Boyette.  Outraged … Continue reading

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The King of Torts

The King of Torts© 2003 John Grisham472 pages “Why won’t they just throw money at me to make me go away?” “Now you’re thinkin’ like a real mass tort boy!” Clay Carter is an underpaid and overworked Public Defender, providing … Continue reading

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The Summons

The Summons© 2002 John Grisham373 pages When Professor Ray Atlee returned to his family home in Clanton, Mississippi to discuss his ailing father’s will, he found two surprises waiting for him. His father, an elderly judge who even in retirement … Continue reading

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The Last Juror

The Last Juror© 2004 John Grisham355 pages As [Padgitt] was about to step out of the witness box and return to the defense table, he suddenly turned to the jury and said something that stunned the courtroom. His face wrinkled … Continue reading

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The Brethren

The Brethren © John Grisham 2000 384 pag                From within the confines of a minimum security prison, three convicted judges spin a web of deceit and extortion across the nation. Relying on a corrupt lawyer with addictions to shuttle … Continue reading

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The Chamber

The Chamber© 1994 John Grisham676 pages As a high school senior, my second John Grisham read resulted from rescuing a battered copy of The Chamber from my library’s discard pile. The librarian warned me against reading the book, saying that it … Continue reading

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Ford County: Stories

Ford County: Stories© 2009 John Grisham320 pages I was delighted to receive John Grisham’s Ford County: Stories for Christmas. I’ve been a Grisham reader since reading a battered paperback copy of The Firm years ago, and many of my favorite … Continue reading

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Skipping Christmas

Skipping Christmas© 2001 John Grisham227 pages One of my own personal Christmas traditions is to read John Grisham’s Skipping Christmas. It’s a tradition I’ve maintained every year since owning the book, although part of the tradition is not reading all of … Continue reading

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