Reader's Digest Condensed Books Volume 4 1993 Author:John Grisham, Christina Baker Kline, Gordon Glasco, Jeanne Williams THE CLIENT by John Grisham — Eleven-year-old Mark Sway needs a lawyer--and fast. It's not that he's done anything wrong. It's what he knows. Like where mobster Barry "the Blade" Muldanno has hidden the body of a United States Senator. "Talk," say the police. "Talk, and you die," says Barry. For attorney Reggie Love, Mark is the client of a ... more »lifetime. For the reader he's another unforgettable hero.
SWEET WATER by Christina Baker Kline
Cassie Simon, a young sculptor living in New York, is frustrated with the hectic pace of the city. She longs for the peace of the country and a simpler life. Now, with the death of her grandfather, she's been left the family home and sixty acres in Sweetwater, Tennessee. It's a run-down old place, but it offers a chance for Cassie to work at her art, lead that better life. And maybe learn the real story behind her mother's sudden death more than twenty years ago. Somehow, she's convinced, the old house holds the key to her future as well as to her past.
SLOW THROUGH EDEN by Gordon Glasco
In 1938, when Adolf Hitler glimpses the possibilities of an atom bomb, he begins a fierce race to learn its secrets. David and Katherine Linz are at the center of atomic research. He is an American Jew doing graduate work in Germany. She is the brilliant daughter of an aristocrat. Their dream was to use their talent to help mankind, but war shatters their plan. An exciting story that sweeps from Berlin to the New Mexico desert.
THE LONGEST ROAD by Jeanne Williams
From the ever popular author of Home Mountain and The Island Harp, a story of love and achievement in unexpected places. It is the time of the Great Depression. Young Laurie and Buddy Fields have lost their family to the scattering winds of the Dust Bowl. On their own they set off, riding the rails, beginning a journey that will teach them some of the toughest-and most wonderful-of life's lessons. For a new friend gives them a valuable gift-the gift of music-and they find within themselves resources they never knew they had.« less