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The Client: A Novel (Paperback)

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two  boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the  curb....

Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left Mark knowing  a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of  the most sought-after dead body in America.

Now Mark is caught between a legal system gone mad and a mob killer desperate to cover up his crime. And his only ally is a woman named Reggie Love, who has been a lawyer for all of four years. Prosecutors are  willing to break all the rules to make Mark talk. The  mob will stop at nothing to keep him quiet. And  Reggie will do anything to protect her client—even take a last, desperate gamble that could win  Mark his freedom... or cost them both their  lives.

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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.

Praise For…


“Grisham at his best.”—The Atlanta Journal

“Engrossing . . . Grisham keeps the pages of The Client turning faster than lawyers can scribble on legal pads.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“The desire to find out what happens next keeps the reader turning the pages. Grisham is an absolute master of the chase story.”—The Washington Post
 
“Heart-pounding . . . fast-paced.”—The Orlando Sentinel



Product Details
ISBN: 9780345531926
ISBN-10: 0345531922
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: December 27th, 2011
Pages: 576
Language: English