Автор: Grisham John Название: The litigators HB ISBN: 1444729705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444729702 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 2032 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: The Partners at Finley & Figg - all two of them - often refer to themselves as "a boutique law firm." "Boutique," as in chic, selective and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bit operation always in search of their big break, ambulance chasers who've been in the trenches much too long making much too little. Their specialties, so to speak, are quickie divorces and DUIs, with the occasional jackpot of an actual car wreck thrown in. After twenty plus years together Oscar Finley and Wally Figg bicker like an old married couple, but somehow continue to scratch out a half-decent living from their seedy offices in southwest Chicago.
And then change comes their way. More accurately, it stumbles in. David Zinc, a young but already burned-out attorney, walks out of his fast-track career at a fancy downtown firm, goes on a serious bender and finds himself literally at the doorstep of our "boutique firm". Once David sobers up and comes to grips with the fact that he's suddenly unemployed, any job - even one with Finley & Figg - looks OK to him.
With their new junior partner on board, F&F are ready to tackle a really big case, a case that could make them rich without requiring them to actually practice much law. An extremely popular drug, Krayoxx , the no. 1 cholesterol reducer for the dangerously overweight, produced by Varrick Labs, a giant pharmaceutical company with annual sales of $25 billion, has recently come under fire as several patients taking it have suffered heart attacks. Wally smells money.
A little online research confirms Wally's suspicions - a huge plaintiff's firm in Florida is putting together a class action suit against Varrick. All Finley & Figg have to do is find a handful of people who had a heart attack while taking Krayoxx, convince them to become clients, join the class action, and ride along to fame and fortune. With any luck, they won't even have to enter a courtroom!
It almost seems too good to be true.
And it is.
Автор: Grisham John Название: PER4 Client Bk/MP3, шт ISBN: 1408294257 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781408294253 Издательство: Pearson Education Рейтинг: Цена: от 466 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Книги данной серии предназначены для студентов в возрасте от 13 лет и старше, 7 уровней от Easy Start до Level 6, идеально подходят для экстенсивного чтения и самостоятельной работы. В серию включены классические художественные произведения, мировые бестс
Автор: Grisham John Название: Theodore boone: the abduction HB ISBN: 144471452X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444714524 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1320 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever.
When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - has answers.
As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Reckoning ISBN: 198481995X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781984819956 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 559 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: No. 1 bestselling author John Grisham’s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.
“A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga . .
. The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer. Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case.”—USA Today
October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi
Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to his lawyers, to the judge, to the jury, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say." He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.
In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, John Grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him.
Reminiscent of the finest tradition of Southern Gothic storytelling, The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.
Praise for The Reckoning
“The quest for justice is only the beginning in this Southern family saga. .
. . [Grisham] does so much more this time around.”—Akron Beacon Journal
“John Grisham is not only the master of suspense but also an acute observer of the human condition.
And these remarkable skills converge in The Reckoning—an original, gripping, penetrating novel that may be his greatest work yet.”—David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon
“John Grisham is the master of legal fiction, and his latest starts with a literal bang — and then travels backward through the horrors of war to explore what makes a hero, what makes a villain, and how thin the line between the two might be.”—Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things
Автор: Grisham John Название: Time for Mercy HB ISBN: 1529342325 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781529342321 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1829 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: The incredible new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Associate ISBN: 0440297036 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440297031 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: If you thought Mitch McDeere was in trouble in The Firm, wait until you meet Kyle McAvoy, The Associate
Kyle McAvoy grew up in his fathers small-town law office in York, Pennsylvania. He excelled in college, was elected editor-in-chief of The Yale Law Journal, and his future has limitless potential.
But Kyle has a secret, a dark one, an episode from college that he has tried to forget.
The secret, though, falls into the hands of the wrong people, and Kyle is forced to take a job he doesnt wanteven though its a job most law students can only dream about.
Three months after leaving Yale, Kyle becomes an associate at the largest law firm in the world, where, in addition to practicing law, he is expected to lie, steal, and take part in a scheme that could send him to prison, if not get him killed.
With an unforgettable cast of characters and villainsfrom Baxter Tate, a drug-addled trust fund kid and possible rapist, to Dale, a pretty but seemingly quiet former math teacher who shares Kyles cubicle at the law firm, to two of the most powerful and fiercely competitive defense contractors in the countryand featuring all the twists and turns that have made John Grisham the most popular storyteller in the world, The Associate is vintage Grisham.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Gray Mountain ISBN: 1444765655 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444765656 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 902 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Worldwide bestseller John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with his most suspenseful thriller yet.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Whistler ISBN: 1444799134 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444799132 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 588 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The most corrupt judge in US history. A young investigator with a secret informant. John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with his electrifying number one bestseller.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Rooster bar ISBN: 1473616980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473616981 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 687 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: 'The Best Thriller Writer Alive' Ken Follett
John Grisham's newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that shouldn't exist.
They were three young law students. They dreamed of changing the world. But they were duped.
They took out massive student loans and have no hope of graduating with a good job.
Now the three friends have given up studying and spend a lot of time plotting in a bar. There is only way out of their crushing debt: pretend to be real lawyers and expose the crooked hedge fund operator who owns both the school and the bank that arranged their student loans.
They are taking a desperate risk. After all, they are going to war with a billionaire and the might of the FBI.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Guardians ISBN: 1473684625 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473684621 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 812 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание:
He was framed for murder. Now he needs a miracle.
22 years ago Quincy Miller was sentenced to life without parole. He was accused of killing Keith Russo, a lawyer in a small Florida town.
But there were no reliable witnesses and little motive. Just the fact that Russo had botched Quincy's divorce case, that Quincy was black in a largely all-white town and that a blood-splattered torch was found in the boot of Quincy's car. A torch he swore was planted.
A torch that was conveniently destroyed in a fire just before his trial.
The lack of evidence made no difference to judge or jury. In the eyes of the law Quincy was guilty and, no matter how often he protested his innocence, his punishment was life in prison.
Finally, after 22 years, comes Quincy's one and only chance of freedom. An innocence lawyer and minister, Cullen Post, takes on his case.
Post has exonerated eight men in the last ten years. He intends to make Quincy the next.
But there were powerful and ruthless people behind Russo's murder. They prefer that an innocent man dies in jail rather than one of them.
There's one way to guarantee that. They killed one lawyer 22 years ago, and they'll kill another without a second thought. Praise for John Grisham's latest novel, THE RECKONING:
'I couldn't help thinking of Harper Lee's great American novel To Kill a Mockingbirdwhile reading The Reckoning . .
. [Grisham] knows how to spin a yarn' - Chicago Sun-Times
'May be his greatest work yet' - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon
'Beautifully constructed . .
. weaves a truly magical spell' - Daily Mail
'In this saga of love and war, John Grisham has given us a sprawling and engrossing story about a southern family, a global conflict, and the kinds of secrets that can shape all of us. From the courtrooms and jails of rural Mississippi to the war-torn Pacific, Grisham spins a tale that is at once entertaining and illuminating' - Jon Meacham, New York Times bestselling author of The Soul of America
'John Grisham is the master of legal fiction, and his latest starts with a literal bang - and then travels backward through the horrors of war to explore what makes a hero, what makes a villain, and how thin the line between the two might be' - Jodi Picoult, internationally bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things
'When a master of storytelling and suspense takes on one of the most wrenching stories in history, the result is a book that will break your heart, set your blood pumping and your mind racing, and leave you gasping for breath by the final page.
I'm still trying to recover from The Reckoning' - Candice Millard, New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic
THE INNOCENT MAN by John Grisham is now a major six-part documentary series on Netflix
Автор: Grisham John Название: Runaway Jury ISBN: 0440221471 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440221470 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: A legal thriller from the author of THE PELICAN BRIEF, THE CLIENT and THE FIRM, about what goes on behind the scenes when a jury retires to deliberate and decide whether the accused is innocent or guilty.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Rainmaker ISBN: 044022165X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440221654 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Rudy Baylor is a newly qualified lawyer with no money and a lot of debts. He takes on a case against a giant insurance company who refused a claim that could have saved a man's life. The case will make him a lot of money; the only problem is, he's never argued a case in court before. "Penguin Readers" is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders. "Penguin Readers" are graded at seven levels of difficulty, from "Easystarts" with a 200-word vocabulary, to Level 6 (Advanced) with a 3000-word vocabulary. In addition, titles fall into one of three sub-categories: "Contemporary", "Classics" or "Originals". At the end of each book there is a section of enjoyable exercises focusing on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion and writing. Some titles in the series are available with an accompanying audio cassette, or in a book and cassette pack. Additionally, selected titles have free accompanying "Penguin Readers Factsheets" which provide stimulating exercise material for students, as well as suggestions for teachers on how to exploit the Readers in class.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The innocent man ISBN: 0440243831 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440243830 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In the town of Ada, Oklahoma, Ron Williamson was going to be the next Mickey Mantle. But on his way to the Big Leagues, Ron stumbled, his dreams broken by drinking, drugs, and women. Then, on a winter night in 1982, not far from Ron's home, a young cocktail waitress named Debra Sue Carter was savagely murdered. The investigation led nowhere. Until, on the flimsiest evidence, it led to Ron Williamson. The washed-up small-town hero was charged, tried, and sentenced to death - in a trial littered with lying witnesses and tainted evidence that would shatter a man's already broken life... and let a true killer go free. Impeccably researched, grippingly told, filled with eleventh-hour drama, John Grisham's first work of nonfiction reads like a page-turning legal thriller. It is a book that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence - a book no American can afford to miss.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Appeal ISBN: 0440243815 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440243816 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 273 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Politics has always been a dirty game. Now justice is, too. In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small towns water supply, causing the worst cancer cluster in history.
The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict or reverse it. Who are the nine? How will they vote? Can one be replaced before the case is ultimately decided? The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough.
With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau.
Through an intricate web of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a young, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manipulate him, market him, and mold him into a potential Supreme Court justice. Their Supreme Court justice.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Bleachers ISBN: 0099468190 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099468196 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: от 509 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: High school All-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years later, Neely has come home to bury Coach Eddie Rake. As Coach Rake`s `boys` sit in the bleachers, they replay the old glories, and try to decide once and for all whether they love Eddie Rake or hate him.
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