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He gave up the money.  He gave up the power.  Now all he has left is the law.

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm.  One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.  Then, in an instant, it all comes undone.

A homeless man takes nine lawyers hostage in the firm's plush offices.  When it is all over, the man's blood is splattered on Michael's face--and suddenly Michael is willing to do the unthinkable.  Rediscovering a conscience he lost long ago, Michael is leaving the big time for the streets where his attacker once lived--and where society's powerless need an advocate for justice.

But there's one break Michael can't make: from a secret that has floated up from the depths of Drake & Sweeney, from a confidential file that is now in Michael's hands, and from a conspiracy that has already taken lives.  Now Michael's former partners are about to become his bitter enemies.  Because to them, Michael Brock is the most dangerous man on the streets....

Mysteries & Thrillers
February 16
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

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It was a great book

This is the 1st book I ever read for fun I was 13 I'm 25 now. He really brought me into the story I still reread it every now and again. Definitely worth the time and money to read. This book made me fall in love with John Grisham as an author.

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The Street Lawyer

Thank goodness for John Grisham

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Street lawyer

This is the 15th grisham book I have read. As usual, very interesting and exciting. Great ending.

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