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內容簡介

內容簡介 #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply, causing the worst "cancer cluster" in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict--or reverse it.The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough to his interests. With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a billionaire like Mr. Trudeau. Through an intricate web of conspiracy and deceit, his political operatives recruit a young, unsuspecting candidate. They finance him, manipulate him, market him, and mold him into a potential Supreme Court justice. Their Supreme Court justice.

作者介紹

作者介紹 John Grisham is the author of twenty-three novels, including, most recently, The Litigators; one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and a novel for young readers. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.

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書名 / The Appeal
簡介 / The Appeal:,#1NEWYORKTIMESBESTSELLERInacrowdedcourtroominMississippi,ajuryreturnsashockingverdictagainstachemicalcompanyaccusedofdumpingtoxicwasteintoasmallto
作者 / John Grisham
出版社 / Dell
誠品26碼 / 2681527267008
ISBN13 / 9780345532022
ISBN10 / 0345532023
EAN / 9780345532022
尺寸 / 10.6X18.9X2.8CM
裝訂 / 口袋裝
頁數 / 496
語言 / 英文
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