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THE PELICAN BRIEF: Grisham, John

THE PELICAN BRIEF

Grisham, John

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ISBN 10: 0385421982 / ISBN 13: 9780385421980
Published by Doubleday, NY, 1992
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first prnt. Laid in is Grisham's 6 x 6.25 inch personalized card with his holograph note. "Harlan: Thank you for your kind letter of 3/31/92. You are thoughtful to write. Good luck with your novel. Best wishes, John." Dated by Grisham "2 July '92." With Grisham's personalized envelope addressed by him and his holograph address on reverse. The book has a faint sticker shadow on the front free endpaper; the dustjacket has minimal use. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dustjacket with a Durafold mylar cover. The note card is in Fine condition and the envelope is opened cleanly. Bookseller Inventory # 1200417

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Title: THE PELICAN BRIEF

Publisher: Doubleday, NY

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed Card Laid in

Edition: 1st Edition

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In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper  on the front 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... To Darby Shaw it was no more than a  legal shot in the dark, a brilliant guess. To the  Washington establishment it was political dynamite.  Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder -- a murder  intended for her. Going underground, she finds  there is only one person she can trust -- an  ambitious reporter after a newsbreak hotter than Watergate  -- to help her piece together the deadly puzzle.  Somewhere between the bayous of Louisiana and the  White House's inner sanctums, a violent cover-up is  being engineered. For somone has read Darby's  brief. Someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the  evidence of an unthinkable crime.

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Anthony Heald gives an uncommonly compelling performance narrating this fast-paced legal thriller. The action begins with the fierce assassinations of two Supreme Court justices. Too unlikely to be coincidental, the murders have no identifiable connection until a young law student uncovers a hidden link, exposing herself and those around her to deadly consequences. Heald uses the flexibility of his voice to conjure up a large cast of diverse characters. He crafts his delivery expertly, heightening the already substantial suspense and carrying the story to its dramatic conclusion. (Running time: 6 hours, 4 cassettes) --George Laney

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