legal fiction

Theodore Boone: The Abduction

By John Grisham

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When his best friend disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, thirteen-year-old Theo uses his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.
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A Woman's Place

By Barbara Delinsky

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Claire is the modern superwoman: a perfect wife, mother and head of a multimillion dollar business. But her success has come with a price. Claire's income surpassed that of her husband, and now she is served with divorce papers and may lose custody of her children. This is the story of the fight for her children and her dignity.
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The Firm

By John Grisham

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Mitchell Y. McDeere has worked hard to get where he is: third in his class at Harvard Law. Aggressively recruited by all the top firms, and initially headed for Wall Street, Mitch surprised everyone by joining Bendini, Lambert and Locke, a very private, very rich tax firm in Memphis.

On Film:
The 1996 film, starring Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ed Harris, Holly Hunter, is a great companion to Grisham's thrilling novel. You can also check out The Pelican Brief and A Time to Kill.

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