The Pelican Brief (Mass Market Paperback)

By John Grisham

Dell, 9780440214045, 448pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1993

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper  on the front floor of a posh home... In a seedy  D.C. porno house a patron is swiftly  garroted to death... The next day America learns  that two of its Supreme Court justices have been  assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law  student prepares a legal brief... To Darby Shaw it was  no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant  guess. To the Washington establishment it was  political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a  murder -- a murder intended for her. Going  underground, she finds there is only one person she can  trust -- an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak  hotter than Watergate -- to help her piece together the  deadly puzzle. Somewhere between the bayous of  Louisiana and the White House's inner sanctums, a  violent cover-up is being engineered. For somone has  read Darby's brief. Someone who will stop at  nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable  crime.



Praise For The Pelican Brief

"Gripping... a genuine page-turner. Grisham is a skillful craftsman."—The New York Times Book Review.

"Grisham has done it again!"—Chicago Tribune.

"A fast-paced thriller... it's got the unmistakable Grisham style—conspiracy in high places, evil and innocent lawyers, assassins and a plot that will keep you reading into the small hours of the morning."—The Cincinnati Post.