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The Pelican Brief (John Grishham)

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Published by Random House Audio .
Written in English

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  • Legal,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Fiction,
  • Abridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio - Fiction - General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
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Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7850135M
ISBN 100553712799
ISBN 109780553712797

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The Pelican Brief is so good that this reader had to put the book down from time to time and do something else, the tension was so much to bear. (And this is at least the third time I have read it.) I have reservations about a lot of John Grisham's books, particularly the recent ones/5().   In suburban Georgetown, a killer&#;s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death. The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in /5().   Directed by Alan J. Pakula. With Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard. A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger. The Pelican Brief is the legal-suspense thriller novel written by bestselling author John Grisham. Set in Louisiana and Washington, D.C., the story follows young law student Darby Shaw, whom, while preparing “The Pelican Brief,” uncovers a murder conspiracy claiming the .

In the The Pelican Brief, you will find the most action-oriented story than in any John Grisham novel. It begins with two Supreme Court Justices whom are murdered for no apparent reason. Well, young law student, Darby Shaw, takes a "stab in the dark" in a law brief she writes that explains why the two members of the Court were killed. The Pelican Brief feels more relaxed (that easy dispensing with possible principals suggests a casual bounty), but the result is a baggy garment rather than something casually cut. The Pelican Brief () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. About The Pelican Brief. In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death. The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law student prepares a legal brief.

The Pelican Brief is a American legal thriller film based on the novel by John ed by Alan J. Pakula, the film stars Julia Roberts in the role of young law student Darby Shaw and Denzel Washington as Washington Herald reporter Gray Grantham. The film, which features music composed by James Horner, was the last film that featured Pakula as both writer and director .   The Pelican Brief is probably one of my all time favourite books and unusually for Hollywood, the film sticks close to the plot of the book. Naturally, being a favourite book of mine, I would recommend it to anyone looking for something that's not heavy s: The Pelican Brief. About the Book excerpt Praise Back to Books. And in New Orleans, a young law student prepares a legal brief To Darby Shaw it was no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant guess. Grisham is a skillful craftsman." -- The New York Times Book Review. "Grisham has done it again!" -- Chicago Tribune. "A fast.   The pelican brief is a slow but exiting book which is the base of the book for the movie: The Pelican Brief. Most of my friends watch the hit series Law & Order and so do I. So when I asked my Librarian if there were any books like it, he told me books by John Grisham. I got hooked into the book 5/5(5).