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After four years on the run, hiding 90 million dollars, it was only a matter of time before Patrick Lanigan's past caught up with him. John Grisham's The Partner is the gripping tale of a young, ambitious lawyer who turns crooked. He fakes his own death, grabs a fortune from his ex-firm, and heads for Brazil. But despite plastic surgery, a new identity, and a resourceful way to hide the money, Lanigan's perfect crime unravels. And once the chips fall, this "promising partner" lands himself in the middle of legal mayhem.
Critically acclaimed narrator Frank Muller reads this unabridged audiocassette with passion and wit, bringing energy and quick-paced dialogue to the story. He accurately portrays a number of characters and accents ranging from thick Southern drawls to a harsh New York dialect. Muller's calm voice carries listeners into this grotesque world of greed and deceit, where subplots and sleazeballs abound. (Running time: 12 hours, 12 cassettes) --Gina Kaysen --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Grisham tries his hand at the fake-your-death-and-change-your-identity theme. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Product Description
I really liked the pace. The ending was surprising however it added to the intrigue. I would highly recommend the book.Published 1 month ago by Mary Taylor
A very good novel by John Grisham again. The writer certainly holds ones attention right to the end!Published 11 months ago by Bryan
Typical of John Grisham. Excellent story, hard to put the book down. A must read for anyone who enjoys mysteriesPublished on Oct. 26 2012 by JJ
Mr. Grisham works hard to win our sympathy with Patrick Lanigan in the opening pages of this novel, beginning with his kidnap and torture. Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2010 by Lawrence Gulston
The best book John Grisham ever wrote was THE FIRM. Not much can compete with that, but THE PARTNER comes darn close! Read morePublished on July 27 2004
I picked this book of the top of a stack that my friend was planning on giving to the library. It is the hardback version, and I simply have a weakness for free hardbacks. Read morePublished on July 7 2004 by William Plowden
Very entertaining, it was fun to see how Patrick Lanighan had planned ahead and got away with his prize. yet the ending does not make any sense whatsoever. Read morePublished on July 5 2004 by Waguih Kirollos
This is basically a plot idea which is the reverse of the ending of the firm. If the firm ends with the identity vanishing of special witnesses, new life, new identity, past... Read morePublished on June 22 2004 by Vikram Ramanathan