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 D.C. every week.
As he digs into the background of his client, Clay stumbles on 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 the kind of enormous settlement that would totally change his life—that would make him, almost overnight, the legal profession’s newest king of torts...
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The King of Books
This book is amazing! It is very well written and Grisham does a very good job explaining things to people like me who don't exactly know much about law. He also does a fantastic job with character developement. Michael Beck is a very good choice for the narrative. A must listen!
The King of Torts
This is his best book and I have read them all. I have read this one twice and finally downloaded it from iTunes. This is a MUST BUY.
I give it a 5 because 6 was'nt available
Wow.....One of the best Grisham books out there. The book grabs your attention from the get go and you are hooked immediately. Grisham does a great job with the story line and development of charactors. This book is definetly worth the money and Michael Beck is an added bonus! If you enjoy this book also try "The Broker".