The Street Lawyer: A Novel (Abridged) - John Grisham

The Street Lawyer: A Novel (Abridged)

By John Grisham

  • Release Date: 2004-01-06
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

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Summary : The Street Lawyer: A Novel (Abridged)

Michael was in a hurry. He was scrambling up the ladder at Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. firm with eight hundred lawyers. The money was good and getting better; a partnership was three years away. He was a rising star with no time to waste, no time to stop, no time to toss a few coins into the cups of panhandlers. No time for a conscience.

But a violent encounter with a homeless man stopped him cold. Michael survived; his assailant did not. Who was this man? Michael did some digging, and learned that he was a mentally ill veteran who'd been in and out of shelters for many years. Then Michael dug a little deeper, and found a dirty secret, and the secret involved Drake & Sweeney.

The fast track derailed; the ladder collapsed. Michael bolted from the firm and took a top-secret file with him. He landed in the streets, and advocate for the homeless, a street lawyer. And a thief.

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