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The Pelican Brief Level 5 - Penguin Longman Penguin Readers
Author: John Grisham
Contemporary / British English (Available April 2008) In Washington, two Supreme Court judges are murdered and only the young and beautiful law student Darby Shaw knows why. She has uncovered a deadly secret but will anyone believe her? Can she stay alive long enough to persuade them she is right?
ISBN-13: 9781405882484
ISBN-10: 1405882484
Publication Date: 4/10/2008
Pages: 88
Edition: 2nd
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Book Type: Paperback
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As usual, John Grisham is back with "The Pelican Brief", an irresistible story that begins with the simultaneous assissinations of two Supreme Court Justices... Late one October night Justice Abe Rosenberg, at 91 the Supreme Court's liberal legend, is shot in the head while sleeping in his Georgetown home. Two hours later Glenn Jensen, the Court's youngest and most conservative justice, is strangled, possibly by the same assassin. The country is stunned and baffled; the FBI has no clues......But Darby Shaw, a brilliant law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer. Days of digging in the law library's computers have led her to an obscure connection between the two justices. She fleshes out her beliefs in a meticulous though wildly speculative brief that builds a strong case against a most unlikely suspect. Her suspect has powerful friends. One evening, outside a New Orleans restaurant, she narrowly escapes an assassin's car bomb. Some has read her brief. Someone wants her dead!!!!
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This is one of my favorite Grisham novels
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