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The King of Torts - by John Grisham (Paperback)

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  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators.
  • About the Author: John Grisham is the author of forty-seven consecutive #1 bestsellers, which have been translated into nearly fifty languages.
  • 480 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Legal

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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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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes 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...

Don't miss John Grisham's new book, THE EXCHANGE: AFTER THE FIRM!



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"Rousing . . . Another pedal-to-the-metal crowd-pleaser."--People

"Offers everything one expects from Grisham . . . delivers with a vengeance."--The Seattle Times

"Satisfying . . . a lot of fun . . . When you finish it, you're ready to dash on to the next Grisham."--Entertainment Weekly

"A thrill ride of twists and turns."--The Philadelphia Inquirer



About the Author



John Grisham is the author of forty-seven consecutive #1 bestsellers, which have been translated into nearly fifty languages. His recent books include The Judge's List, Sooley, and his third Jake Brigance novel, A Time for Mercy, which is being developed by HBO as a limited series.

Grisham is a two-time winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was honored with the Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction.

When he's not writing, Grisham serves on the board of directors of the Innocence Project and of Centurion Ministries, two national organizations dedicated to exonerating those who have been wrongfully convicted. Much of his fiction explores deep-seated problems in our criminal justice system.

John lives on a farm in central Virginia.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.5 Inches (H) x 4.2 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: .55 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Legal
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Number of Pages: 480
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Author: John Grisham
Language: English
Street Date: January 31, 2012
TCIN: 13861677
UPC: 9780345531995
Item Number (DPCI): 248-77-6011
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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