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ISBN13: 9780440236672
ISBN10: 0440236673
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They call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison.

One was sent up for tax evasion. Another, for skimming bingo profits. And the third, for a career-ending drunken joyride.

Meeting daily in the prison law library, taking exercise walks in their boxer shorts, these judges-turned-felons can reminisce about old court cases, dispense a little jailhouse justice, and contemplate where their lives went wrong.

Or they can use their time in prison to get very rich — very fast. And so they sit, sprawled in the prison library, furiously writing letters, fine-tuning a wickedly brilliant extortion scam ... while events outside their prison walls begin to erupt.

A bizarre presidential election is holding the nation in its grips — and a powerful government figure is pulling some very hidden strings. For the Brethren, the timing couldn't be better. Because they've just found the perfect victim...

About the Author

John Grisham is the author of The Testament, The Street Lawyer, The Partner, The Runaway Jury, The Rainmaker, The Chamber, The Client, The Pelican Brief, The Firm, and A Time to Kill.

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amberlei, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by amberlei)
Suspense, twists and turns, and unexpected events in this fast-paced novel...I couldn't put it down! Another John Grisham masterpiece!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440236672
Author:
Grisham, John
Publisher:
Island
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Judges
Subject:
Legal
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Prisoners
Subject:
Legal stories
Subject:
Penology
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
824
Publication Date:
December 2000
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
6.86x4.22x1.23 in. .52 lbs.

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