The Resource The king of torts, John Grisham

The king of torts, John Grisham

Label
The king of torts
Title
The king of torts
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Office of the Public Defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long, and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit Washington D.C. every week. As he digs deeper into his client's background, Clay stumbles upon a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at an enormous settlement that would totally change his life - a settlement that would make him, almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts..
Summary
Clay Carter, a young Washington, D.C., public defender wishing for a better career, is seduced by the lure of big money--and thrown into the midst of a dangerous conspiracy
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
010079
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grisham, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Lawyers
  • Conspiracies
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The king of torts, John Grisham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
490 pages
Isbn
9780712670593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099537137
Label
The king of torts, John Grisham
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
490 pages
Isbn
9780712670593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780099537137

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