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Publisher Description

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the 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’s political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder–a murder intended for her. Going underground, she finds that there is only one person–an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak hotter than Watergate–she can trust 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 someone has read Darby’s brief–someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable crime.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2006
April 25
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
400
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
10.6
MB

Customer Reviews

mjm11983 ,

Good story, but hard to get into at first.

I enjoyed this book, but wasn't 'into' it until over halfway through. Nonetheless, a good read.

Kenhans2000 ,

Amazing

Wonderfull page turner must read

windycitizenkane ,

don't let this one get away.

Well, what can i say? Only what I can say. And hopefully this one will NOT be removed like the others. The Pelican Brief was the third novel by John Grisham I had read, and it's my personal favorite. Darby Shaw is quick and sharp, and she does not treat her own life like some game of truth-or-dare. I honestly tried to focus as much on Gray Grantham, the investigate reporter, but Darby herself was a bit easier to acknowledge. Now don't get any ideas. I still enjoyed his resourcefulness and his ability to work with people he knows and does not know. the film is all right and all, but pages first, screen later.

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