The rainmaker

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Island Books, 1996 - Fiction - 598 pages
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It's summer in Memphis.The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor's shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels.Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.Now he doesn't have a job or a prayer...except for one: an insurance dispute that leaves a family devastated and opens the door for a lawsuit, if Rudy can find a way to file it.

By the time Rudy gets to court, a heavyweight corporate defense team is there to meet him. And suddenly he's in over his head, plunged into a nightmare of lies and legal maneuverings.A case that started small is exploding into a thunderous million-dollar war of nerves, skill and outright violence--a fight that could cost one young lawyer his life, or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land....

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slow...but then picks up pace..loved the ending.. - weRead
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Plot: A newly graduated law student finds himself without work, sets up his own fledgling business, and nabs himself a huge case. He works hard, but has a lot of help from the judge, and in the end ... Read full review

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cc: John Grisham's five novels -- A Time To Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, and The Chamber -- have been number one best-sellers, and have a combined total of 47 million copies in print ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

JOHN GRISHAM is the author of Skipping Christmas, A Painted House, The Brethren, The Testament, The Street Lawyer, The Partner, The Runaway Jury, The Rainmaker, The Chamber, The Client, The Pelican Brief, The Firm, and A Time to Kill.


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