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The Appeal

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The Appeal

by Grisham, John

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ISBN 10
0440243815
ISBN 13
9780440243816
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Dell, 2008-11-18. Mass Market Paperback. Good. minimal markings some shelf wear spinegood binding good

Synopsis

John Grisham is the author of twenty-three novels, including, most recently, The Litigators; one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and a novel for young readers. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.

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On Mar 10 2011, Feeney said:
John Grisham's 2008 novel, THE APPEAL, is good, light bedtime reading. But it is hard to fit into literary pigeonholes. Is is tragic? A gigantic American conglomerate controlled by a superachieving, take-no-prisoners entrepreneur in Manhattan, pollutes the soil and water of a Mississippi town for decades. Cancer rates exceed 12 times the national average. A Jury slaps a huge punitive damage award against the firm. A virtually bankrupt local mom and pop law firm representing the plaintiff needs its share of the award to pay off debts and get a personal life once again.The big man behind the polluting corporation vows never to pay a cent. Will he prevail? ***Not without a plan, the best that money can buy. In this case the plan is to prevent the re-election of a moderate, swing-vote Irish Catholic Mississippi Supreme Court justice (one of nine members) and replace her with a small town WASP Baptist lawyer little league coach with a squeaky clean, unthinking pro-business record. Will he ever realize that he is being used? *** The rest of the novel is about the complex, cynical campaign to add an ultra-conservative yes-man swing vote to the Mississippi Supreme Court by overpowering the initially unsuspecting candidate up for re-election with money and slick, often dirty campaigning. The issue is at times in doubt and much depends on the moral fiber of the puppet candidate for the court. -OOO-

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
1701160025
Title
The Appeal
Author
Grisham, John
Format/binding
Mass Market Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0440243815
ISBN 13
9780440243816
Publisher
Dell
Place of Publication
New York, Ny, U.s.a.
Date Published
2008-11-18
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller;

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