The King of Torts by John Grisham audiobook

The King of Torts: A Novel

By John Grisham
Read by Dennis Boutsikaris

Random House Audio 9780385508049
5.79 Hours 1
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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... From the Hardcover edition.

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Summary

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A #1 New York Times bestseller

A #1 USA Today bestseller

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...


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A thrill ride of twists and turns. The Philadelphia Inquirer
Rousing . . . Another pedal-to-the-metal crowd-pleaser. People
“Rousing…Another pedal-to-the-metal crowd-pleaser.” People
Satisfying . . . a lot of fun . . . When you finish it, you’re ready to dash on to the next Grisham. Entertainment Weekly 
Offers everything one expects from Grisham . . . delivers with a vengeance. The Seattle Times
“Satisfying…a lot of fun…When you finish it, you’re ready to dash on to the next Grisham.” Entertainment Weekly
“Offers everything one expects from Grisham…delivers with a vengeance.” Seattle Times
“A thrill ride of twists and turns.” Philadelphia Inquirer
“Another thrilling legal brief from John Grisham.” Barnes & Noble, editorial review
“Readers will applaud Grisham’s fierce moral stance as they cling to his words every step along the way of this powerful and gripping morality tale.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: John Grisham

Author Bio: John Grisham

John Grisham is the author of more than thirty-five novels, one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and seven novels for young readers. Thirty-three of his crime thrillers have made the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.79
Audience: Adult
Language: English