The Client (Paperback)

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, twoboys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to thecurb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brotherwere sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chanceencounter with a suicidal lawyer left Mark knowinga bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts ofthe most sought-after dead body in America. Now Mark is caughtbetween a legal system gone mad and a mob killerdesperate to cover up his crime. And his only ally isa woman named Reggie Love, who has been a lawyerfor all of four years. Prosecutors arewilling to break all the rules to make Mark talk. Themob will stop at nothing to keep him quiet. AndReggie will do anything to protect her client --even take a last, desperate gamble that could winMark his freedom... or cost them both theirlives.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

John Grisham lives with his family in Virginia and Mississippi. His previous novels are A Time to Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, The Chamber, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, and The Partner.

Praise For…

"Heart -pounding!" -- The Orlando  Sentinel.

"Grisham is  an absolute master!" --The  Washington Post.

"Engrossing!" --  San Francisco Chronicle.

"Absorbing... Wildly original... His best book yet."  --Cosmopolitan.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385339087
ISBN-10: 0385339089
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: April 26th, 2005
Pages: 496
Language: English