The Client

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By John Grisham
Publisher Doubleday
The Client
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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull upt ot the curb... Elevenyearold Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarrette when a chance encounter with a suicidal laywer left Mark knowing a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of the most soughtafter 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 Paperback edition.

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141433 words141,433 words
758 pages758 pages
Lexile 730LLexile 730L
Grade P to 12Grade P to 12
Age 1-17Age 1-17
Published 1993Published 1993

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0385468652

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