The Pelican Brief (Paperback)

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In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper on the front floor of a posh home... In a seedy D.C. porno house a patron is swiftly garroted to death... The next day America learns  that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law student prepares a legal brief... To Darby Shaw it was  no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant  guess. To the Washington establishment it was  political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder -- a murder intended for her. Going  underground, she finds there is only one person she can  trust -- an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak  hotter than Watergate -- to help her piece together the deadly puzzle. Somewhere between the bayous of  Louisiana and the White House's inner sanctums, a violent cover-up is being engineered. For somone has read Darby's brief. Someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable crime.

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…


"Gripping... a genuine page-turner. Grisham  is a skillful craftsman." -- The New  York Times Book Review.

"Grisham  has done it again!" -- Chicago  Tribune.

"A fast-paced thriller...  it's got the unmistakable Grisham style --  conspiracy in high places, evil and innocent lawyers,  assassins and a plot that will keep you reading into  the small hours of the morning." --  The Cincinnati Post.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385339704
ISBN-10: 0385339704
Publisher: Delta
Publication Date: April 25th, 2006
Pages: 387
Language: English