The Street Lawyer
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Product DescriptionLegal intrigue, hair-raising suspense, rock-solid storytelling ... it just doesn't get any better than John Grisham. The Firm, A Time to Kill, The Pelican Brief - the list of modern-day classics that he's produced grows with each eagerly awaited release. And guess what? Grisham's well of inventive page-turners is nowhere near drying up. His latest blockbuster to see paperback is The Street Lawyer, a wickedly entertaining roller-coaster ride that'll keep the avid thrill-seeker wide-eyed and attentive all night long.
He gave up the money. He gave up the power. Now all he has left is the law. Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all. Then, in an instant, it all comes undone. A homeless man takes nine lawyers hostage in the firm's plush offices. When it is all over, the man's blood is splattered on Michael's face - and suddenly Michael is willing to do the unthinkable. Rediscovering a conscience he lost long ago, Michael is leaving the big time for the streets where his attacker once lived - and where society's powerless need an advocate for justice. But there's one break Michael can't make: from a secret that has floated up from the depths of Drake & Sweeney, from a confidential file that is now in Michael's hands, and from a conspiracy that has already taken lives. Now Michael's former partners are about to become his bitter enemies. Because to them, Michael Brock is the most dangerous man on the streets...
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