The Appeal (Mass Market Paperbound)

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In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town’s water supply, causing the worst “cancer cluster” in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict—or reverse it. 

The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough to his interests. With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. Through an intricate web of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a young, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manipulate him, market him, and mold him into a potential Supreme Court justice. Their Supreme Court justice.

About the Author


Auteur de best-sellers internationaux, John Grisham a ecrit vingt-six romans, dont plusieurs ont ete adaptes pour le cinema.

Praise For…


“Chilling and timeless.”—The Washington Post

“Fascinating . . . filled with deadly accurate characterizations by an author who knows both the law and politics from the inside.”—Los Angeles Times

“Grisham holds up that same mirror to our age as Tom Wolfe’s The Bonfire of the Vanities.”—The Boston Globe
 
“Packs a wallop.”—USA Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345532022
ISBN-10: 0345532023
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
Publication Date: January 31st, 2012
Pages: 484
Language: English