The B rethren Author:John Grisham Trumbe is a mimimum security federal prison, a camp, home to the usual assortment of relatively harmless criminals-drug dealers, bank robbers, swindlers, embezzlers, tax evaders, two Wall street crooks, one doctor, at least 5 lawyers. And three former judges who call themselves The Breghrn: one from Texas, one form California and one from Mis... more »sissippi. They meet each day in the law library, their turf at Trumble, where they write briefs, handle cases for other inmates, practice law without a license, and sometimes dispense jail-house justice. And they spend hours wrting letters. They are fine-tuning a mail scam, and it's starting to really work. The money is pouring in.
Then the little scam goes awry. It insnares the wrong victim, a powerful man on the outside, a man with dangerous friends, and THE Brethren's days or quielty marking time are over.« less