The Pelican Brief

The Pelican Brief

Book - 1992
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In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whispernbsp;on the front floor of a posh home... In a seedynbsp;D.C. porno house a patron is swiftlynbsp;garroted to death... The next day America learnsnbsp;nbsp;that two of its Supreme Court justices have beennbsp;assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young lawnbsp;student prepares a legal brief... To Darby Shaw it wasnbsp;nbsp;no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliantnbsp;nbsp;guess. To the Washington establishment it wasnbsp;nbsp;political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to anbsp;murder -- a murder intended for her. Goingnbsp;nbsp;underground, she finds there is only one person she cannbsp;nbsp;trust -- an ambitious reporter after a newsbreaknbsp;nbsp;hotter than Watergate -- to help her piece together thenbsp;deadly puzzle. Somewhere between the bayous ofnbsp;nbsp;Louisiana and the White House's inner sanctums, anbsp;violent cover-up is being engineered. For somone hasnbsp;read Darby's brief. Someone who will stop atnbsp;nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkablenbsp;crime.
Publisher: New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1992.
ISBN: 9780385339704
Branch Call Number: GRI
Characteristics: 387 p.

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rahmmie
Apr 21, 2015

Excellent book, hard to put down. It does stretch the limits of credibility at times but the story and the writing easily make up for it

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writer13
Feb 14, 2013

This is the first book of John Grisham's that I've read and I must say it was an excellently written narrative. The pacing was terrific, the characters believable, and the dialogue even a little humorous in places. I'll definitely read more by this author.

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mogie
Sep 15, 2011

Struggled to finish this book. Felt like it lost steam as it progressed. Seemed redundant and the dialogue was poor.

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