• The Street Lawyer

  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Frank Muller
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-25-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (6 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Michael was in a hurry. He was scrambling up the ladder at Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm with 800 lawyers. The money was good and getting better; a partnership was three years away. He was a rising star with no time to waste, no time to stop, no time to toss a few coins into the cups of panhandlers. No time for a conscience.
But a violent encounter with a homeless man stopped him cold. Michael survived; his assailant did not. Who was this man? Michael did some digging, and learned that he was a mentally ill veteran who'd been in and out of shelters for many years. Then Michael dug a little deeper, and found a dirty secret, and the secret involved Drake & Sweeney.
The fast track derailed; the ladder collapsed. Michael bolted the firm and took a top-secret file with him. He landed in the streets, an advocate for the homeless, a street lawyer.
©1998 John Grisham (P)1998 Random House, LLC
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Critic Reviews

"Fluent and fascinating. Few writers have so much to say, the skills to make reading what they say an irresistible pleasure -- and the clout to be able to say it to an audience of millions." ( Independent)
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5 out of 5 stars
By M on 07-28-15

This is vintage Grisham a must read

What a gripping storyline a reminder to all that misery is outside our door too and we are not doing much about it

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3 out of 5 stars
By Lindy on 04-30-15

Easy listening

Endearing story . Reader is descriptive and fails to capture the emotion in the characters. Enjoyed the story line and wanted to keep reading

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3 out of 5 stars
By Shorty on 12-16-15

Average book

It was alright. I loved the research and including the homeless but it felt there should have been a few extra mini stories should be included, like Ruby.

I also didn't like the narrator. His voice seemed too old for a guy in his early thirties and I didn't like how he stretched many of his words.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Sarah on 04-21-15

I felt it was quite boring

Sadly i did not enjoy this book at all, felt it was quite boring and not a very strong plot! The narrator grew on me , quite good!

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