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The Runaway Jury - John Grisham
The Runaway Jury
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Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs  to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco  trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at  stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off  course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at  least one juroris convinced he's being... show more
Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs  to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco  trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at  stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off  course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at  least one juroris convinced he's being watched. Soon  they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an  anonymousyoung woman suggests she is able to predict  the jurors' increasingly odd behavior. Is the jury  somehow being manipulated, or even controlled? If  so, by whom? And, more important,why?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385339698 (0385339690)
ASIN: 385339690
Publisher: Delta
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 The Runaway Jury
Once in a while, my spouse feels that it's important to help "clean out" her elderly mother's house. One way to help is to bring books home. Mostly, they get instantly recycled to the church-fair book table, but occasionally, I pick one up and read it. This is one such book. I vaguely remember havin...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
4.0 The Runaway Jury
The Runaway Jury by John GrishamRead one other book by this author and thought I'd try another as I enjoyed the process of the clues to solving the mysteries that arise.Love how he captures your attention and holds it for the whole book as the plot moves along.Interesting learning how the tobacco co...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it
3.0 The Runaway Jury
I enjoyed the concept of this novel. The main event is a trial between a shady group of lawyers trying to take down big Tobacco with a lawsuit, and the even shadier lawyers representing the tobacco companies. Nicholas Easter is on the jury and he informs the tobacco group that he could send a verdic...
nouveau
nouveau rated it
3.0 The Runaway Jury
shares some cross-genre sensibilities, being a "mafia vs. cops" book in the sense that one person in the other camp can hinge the whole story / plot. readable, quality, yet knowledge of the writer's entire works seems to depress how far i can raise that ticker. in other words, not a Grisham fan, so ...
Książkowo czyta
Książkowo czyta rated it
3.5 Ława Przysięgłych
W niewielkim miasteczku Biloxi rozpoczyna się niezwykle ważny i głośny proces, w którym stronami są wdowa po zmarłym nałogowym palaczu oraz wielki koncern tytoniowy... Obie strony dysponują ogromnymi sztabami prawników, którzy korzystają zarówno z możliwości działań prawnych jak też poza prawnych, z...
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