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User Review  - elmoelle - LibraryThing

I know that John Grisham's legal thrillers shouldn't be approached expecting literary fireworks, but nonetheless, I was very disappointed in this book. The street lawyer presents a dichotomy in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing

A lawyer with a big firm learns about the homeless and ends up leaving his job to defend them. He steals a file from his old firm and learns of the wrongs done to some homeless. A good book that makes you think about what should be done. Read full review

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User Review  - Gatorhater - LibraryThing

Attorney Michael Brock of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm with eight hundred lawyers, was involved in a violent encounter with a homeless man,Michael survived, DeVon "Mister" Hardy, the ... Read full review

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An enjoyable book.

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I expect more trilling and exciting moments in the book. Anyway, this book broadens my perspective on lawyer who really use law to help people.

Review: The Street Lawyer

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

The insights into the life of the homeless is one of the things I value the most in this book. It repeast the formula of a big time lawyer finding his calling to pursue a bigger goal, to fight for ... Read full review

Review: The Street Lawyer

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

Michael Brock is on the fast track at his law firm. His goal? To make over $1 million a year. But, then a homeless man follows him onto the elevator and takes Michael and 8 other lawyers as hostages ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gail - Goodreads

One of Grisham's best Read full review

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User Review  - Deirdre Slocum - Goodreads

I wish this was required reading for all high school students. Opens the eyes to the plight of the homeless and society's attitude of complacency and lack of compassion. Read full review

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User Review  - Chapman - Goodreads

This book was really good, but my only disappoint was that it didn't seem like too much happened. It's about Michael Brock, a lawyer who is one of nine people that gets held hostage by an homeless man ... Read full review

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