The pelican brief: A Novel

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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.

To Darby Shaw it was no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant guess. To the Washington establishment it's political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder--a murder intended for her. Going underground, she finds that there is only one person--an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak hotter than Watergate--she can trust 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 someone has read Darby's brief--someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable crime.

From the Paperback edition.

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title The pelican brief : A Novel
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title_full The Pelican Brief A Novel, The pelican brief : a novel / John Grisham
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topic Assassination Fiction, Fiction, Journalists Fiction, Judges Crimes against Fiction, Louisiana Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Washington (D.C.) Fiction, Witnesses Fiction, Women law students Fiction
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