The Firm

The Firm

Book - 1991
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At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he hadnbsp;nbsp;his choice of the best in America. He made a deadlynbsp;nbsp;mistake. When Mitch McDeere signed on withnbsp;nbsp;Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought henbsp;nbsp;and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way.nbsp;nbsp;The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his schoolnbsp;nbsp;loans, arranged a mortgage and hired him anbsp;nbsp;decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what hisnbsp;nbsp;brother Ray -- doing fifteen years in a Tennesseenbsp;nbsp;jail -- already knew. You never get nothing fornbsp;nbsp;nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch'snbsp;nbsp;firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between anbsp;nbsp;rock and a hard place, with no choice -- if henbsp;nbsp;wants to live.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Doubleday, c1991
ISBN: 9780385416344
0385416342
9780385319058
0385319053
9780440211457
044021145X
9780785706212
0785706216
9780345534958
Characteristics: 421 p

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jeanzybala
Sep 27, 2016

Greatbook could not put it down.

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rahmmie
Dec 06, 2014

I think this is a very good book considering it's relatively early in the list from Grisham. It's definitely not as polished as later books and if you've seen the movie you cannot help but think of Tom Cruise, but it's still a good read

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Perenelle
Jun 24, 2014

The problem with hearing about an author before reading his books is that the books may not live up to your expectations. This was the case with this book. It is the second Grisham book I've read (the first was The Last Juror, and I decided to give him one more go by reading this one). It is fairly interesting, fairly thrilling. It's not really my cup of tea. The writing was dull, especially the conversations, which seemed forced and practised, and the characters, cardboard placeholders in my opinion which elicited no sympathy. All Mitch's problems are his own fault, and I wasn't brought to care.

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parody
Aug 22, 2011

I enjoy most John Grisham books. This one, however, has been my least favourite read. The characters and plot are a little too unbelievable and don't get much more interesting than the summary on the back cover.

sit_walk Sep 20, 2010

I guess it's a classic of the genre and from that perspective an interesting read. But I found many of the characters and plot twists unbelievable and the main character (Mitch McDeere) rather unpleasant (what gets him and his wife into trouble in the first place is their love of money and all things material). I'll probably read some more Grisham, to give him the benefit of the doubt, but The Firm did not live up to expectation.

mybibliothike Aug 02, 2010

The first Grisham book I ever read, and I was hooked!

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