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The Firm Mitch McDeere Is Young, Intelligent And Ambitious When He Gets A Job With The Law Firm Of Bendini, Lambert, Locke It Seems To Be The Path To Money And Power But Soon Mitch Finds That The Firm Is Listening To All His Phone Calls, And The FBI Wants To Speak To Him Money And Power Has A Price, And It Could Be Mitch S Life


About the Author: John Grisham

Long before his name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, he was working 60 70 hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby writing his first novel.Born on February 8, 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to a construction worker and a homemaker, John Grisham as a child dreamed of Long before his name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, he was working 60 70 hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby writing his first novel.Born on February 8, 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to a construction worker and a homemaker, John Grisham as a child dreamed of being a professional baseball player Realizing he didn t have the right stuff for a pro career, he shifted gears and majored in accounting at Mississippi State University After graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 1981, he went on to practice law for nearly a decade in Southaven, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation In 1983, he was elected to the state House of Representatives and served until 1990.One day at the DeSoto County courthouse, Grisham overheard the harrowing testimony of a twelve year old rape victim and was inspired to start a novel exploring what would have happened if the girl s father had murdered her assailants Getting up at 5 a.m every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill and finished it in 1987 Initially rejected by many publishers, it was eventually bought by Wynwood Press, who gave it a modest 5,000 copy printing and published it in June 1988.That might have put an end to Grisham s hobby However, he had already begun his next book, and it would quickly turn that hobby into a new full time career and spark one of publishing s greatest success stories The day after Grisham completed A Time to Kill, he began work on another novel, the story of a hotshot young attorney lured to an apparently perfect law firm that was not what it appeared When he sold the film rights to The Firm to Paramount Pictures for 600,000, Grisham suddenly became a hot property among publishers, and book rights were bought by Doubleday Spending 47 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, The Firm became the bestselling novel of 1991.The successes of The Pelican Brief, which hit number one on the New York Times bestseller list, and The Client, which debuted at number one, confirmed Grisham s reputation as the master of the legal thriller Grisham s success even renewed interest in A Time to Kill, which was republished in hardcover by Doubleday and then in paperback by Dell This time around, it was a bestseller.Since first publishing A Time to Kill in 1988, Grisham has written one novel a year his other books are The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, The Chamber, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, The Partner, The Street Lawyer, The Testament, The Brethren, A Painted House, Skipping Christmas, The Summons, The King of Torts, Bleachers, The Last Juror, and The Broker and all of them have become international bestsellers There are currently over 225 million John Grisham books in print worldwide, which have been translated into 29 languages Nine of his novels have been turned into films The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, A Time to Kill, The Rainmaker, The Chamber, A Painted House, The Runaway Jury, and Skipping Christmas , as was an original screenplay, The Gingerbread Man The Innocent Man October 2006 marks his first foray into non fiction.Grisham lives with his wife Renee and their two children Ty and Shea The family splits their time between their Victorian home on a farm in Mississippi and a plantation near Charlottesville, VA.Grisham took time off from writing for several months in 1996 to return, after a five year hiatus, to the courtroom He was honoring a commitment made before he had retired from the law to become a full time writer representing the family of a railroad brakeman killed when he was pinned between two cars Preparing his case with the same passion and dedication as his books protagonists, Grisham successfully argued his clients case, earning them a jur



10 thoughts on “The Firm

  1. says:

    This was the first novel I ve read of John Grisham and it inspired some of the most important decisions of my life It affected me so much that it irrevocable changed my life for all eternity I m probably exaggerating but most of it s true First of all, because of this book, I took up Accounting as my major in college This book painted a very exciting picture of how an accountant s life could be very exciting It showed how he could steal from


  2. says:

    it s not that this book necessarily deserves a 1, being the worst score possible, but it s just so fucking dumb I only finished it because I m stuck in between 4 rice fields in japan, and the only reading I had available in english was well the label on my pepsi bottle.IF you happen to be a 40 50 year old white man, and like reading about 6 figures , then I ll understand you liking this book.Hhere s a taste And, don t worry McDeere former star colle


  3. says:

    The Firm, John GrishamThe Firm is a 1991 legal thriller by American writer John Grisham His second book, it was Grisham s first which gained wide popularity in 1993, it was made into a film starring Tom Cruise and Gene Hackman Grisham s first novel, A Time to Kill, came into prominence afterwards due to this novel s success 1998 1373 572 1375 The Firm, John GrishamThe Firm is a 1991 legal thriller by American writer John Grisham His second book, it was Gri


  4. says:

    I read this back when it was first released in 1991 At the time I was a teenager who was getting on a plane to visit relatives and I needed something to read to pass the time THE FIRM distracted me the for the long plane trip Just recently I was at the used bookstore looking for a book for my teenage son to read while he is gone for the next 10 weeks working at a Boy Scout camp as a lifeguard The series he is reading wasn t available so I started searching for an


  5. says:

    The Firm is very extreme and often unbelievable, but it s still a very well written and gripping story nonetheless.


  6. says:

    This is quick, because I can t imagine anyone who has never read a Grisham novel watched a film adaptation of a Grisham novel read a book review of a Grisham novel watched that episode of 3rd Rock From the Sun all those years ago where the family goes into Witness Protection for some reason and they re all reading different Grisham novels, and when they realize the plot is exactly the same, they switch books and continue reading and sure enough, the plot is exactly the same An


  7. says:

    This book is really interesting, well written and absolutely irresistible I m on a mission to read every book that Grisham wrote, because his books never disappoint me.


  8. says:

    Mitchell McDeere graduates from Harvard Law and is about to begin his career as a lawyer Blessed with superhuman capabilities handed down generously by Mr.Grisham himself, Mitch finds no trouble in getting nailing three top job offers two from from Wall Street, one from Memphis Among other things, Mitch graduates with top honors, is among the top five in his class, was a quarterback at school, is an athlete but his diet is mainly alcohol and cheeseburgers for the remainder of the novel , wo


  9. says:

    I loved this book This book belongs in the same category with the ones you can t put down, and you curl in a corner, shaking with red eyes and a gaunt frame from malnutrition Grisham developed the characters well and developed the plot with skill of a master storyteller I noticed some similarities with Stephen King s style, such as using a reference to the object with the instead of a the coffee table sat alone in the room, the man sat at the bar , and he refers to people with nickn I loved this b


  10. says:

    Thought I d never get to the end of this epic Grisham novel I think this is one of his earlier efforts and I remember watching the film a long time ago A rookie tax lawyer is head hunted straight from school and offered a dream job with an extremely wealthy company Star struck, The Firm dazzles him with money, houses, cars.and all the trimmings It seems too good to be true.The only slight botheration are the plaques of remembrance in one of the offices The Firm has had a higher than a Thought I d never g


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