The Client (Paperback)

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Description


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.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


John Grisham is the author of a collection of stories, a work of nonfiction, three sports novels, four kids' books, and many legal thrillers. His work has been translated into forty-two languages. He lives near Charlottesville, Virginia.

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