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: 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: 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: Theodore Boone The Activist HB ISBN: 1444728938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444728934 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 1320 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: Grisham has done a great job of transitioning to a voice that the younger audience can connect to
Автор: Grisham John Название: Sycamore Row ISBN: 1444779540 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444779547 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 696 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Jake Brigance has never met Seth Hubbard, or even heard of him, until the old man's suicide note names him attorney for his estate. The will is dynamite. Seth has left ninety per cent of his vast, secret fortune to his housemaid.
The vultures are circling even before the body is cold: the only subject more incendiary than money in Ford County is race, and this case has both.
AS the relatives contest the will, and unscrupulous lawyers hasten to benefit, Jake searches for answers to the many questions left by Seth Hubbard's death:
What made him write that last-minute will leaving everything to a poor black woman named Lettie Lang?
Why did he choose to kill himself on the desolate piece of land known as Sycamore Row?
And what was it that Seth and his brother witnessed as children that, in his words, 'no human should ever see'?
In the long-awaited successor to the novel that launched his phenomenal career, John Grisham brings us the powerful sequel to A Time to Kill. As filled with page-turning twists as it is with legal mastery, Sycamore Row proves beyond doubt that John Grisham is in a league of his own.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Gray Mountain HB ISBN: 1444765612 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444765618 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 2033 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: Worldwide bestseller John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with his most suspenseful thriller yet.
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
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
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 Brethren ISBN: 0440236673 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440236672 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: They call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison.
One was sent up for tax evasion. Another, for skimming bingo profits.
And the third, for a career-ending drunken joyride.
Meeting daily in the prison law library, taking exercise walks in their boxer shorts, these judges-turned-felons can reminisce about old court cases, dispense a little jailhouse justice, and contemplate where their lives went wrong.
Or they can use their time in prison to get very rich -- very fast. And so they sit, sprawled in the prison library, furiously writing letters, fine-tuning a wickedly brilliant extortion scam ...
while events outside their prison walls begin to erupt.
A bizarre presidential election is holding the nation in its grips -- and a powerful government figure is pulling some very hidden strings. For the Brethren, the timing couldn't be better.
Because they've just found the perfect victim...
Автор: Grisham John Название: Painted House ISBN: 044023722X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440237228 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke’s world. A brutal murder leaves the town seething in gossip and suspicion. A beautiful young woman ignites forbidden passions. A fatherless baby is born ... and someone has begun furtively painting the bare clapboards of the Chandler farmhouse, slowly, painstakingly, bathing the run-down structure in gleaming white. And as young Luke watches the world around him, he unravels secrets that could shatter lives — and change his family and his town forever....
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Summons ISBN: 0440241073 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440241072 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 273 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Ray Atlee is a professor of law, is forty-three, and newly divorced. He also has a younger brother, Forrest, the black sheep of the family. And his sick father is Judge Atlee - a powerful official who has towered over local politics for forty years. With the end in sight, Judge Atlee issues a summons for both sons to return home to discuss the details of his estate. But the Judge dies too soon, and in doing so leaves behind a shocking secret known only to Ray...
Автор: Grisham John Название: Broker ISBN: 0440241588 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440241584 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In his final hours in the Oval Office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems Backman, in his power broker heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world’s most sophisticated satellite surveillance system.
Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese, and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, who will kill him?
Автор: Grisham John Название: Last Juror ISBN: 044024157X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440241577 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 546 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In 1970, Willie Traynor came to Mississippi in a Triumph Spitfire and a fog of vague ambitions. Within a year, the twenty-three-year-old college dropout found himself the owner of Ford Countys only newspaper, famous for its well-crafted obituaries. While the rest of America was in the grips of social turmoil, Willies adopted town of Clanton lived on the edge of another age, until the brutal murder of a young mother rocked the sleepy communityand thrust Willie into the center of a storm.
Daring to report the true horrors of the crime, Willie made as many friends as enemies in Clantonand over the next decade he would take stances, break barriers, and sometimes wonder how he had gotten there in the first place. But he could never escape the crime that had shattered his innocence or the criminal whose evil had left an indelible stain. Because as the ghosts of the Souths past gather around Willie, as issues of race and justice swirl around Clanton, men and women who served on a jury nine years ago are starting to die one by oneas a killer exacts the ultimate revenge.
. . .
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.
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