The street lawyer
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New York : Doubleday, 1998.
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Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
348 pages ; 25 cm
Street Date
9802
Language
English
ISBN
9780385339094, 0385490992, 0385491018 , 0440225701 , 0780784340

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This title was selected as a Virginia Young Readers Nominee -- High School -- 1999-2000.
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A corporate lawyer in Washington goes to war against his own company to defend the homeless. It happens after Michael Brock is abducted by a homeless man and held hostage. The homeless man is killed by a police sharpshooter and the lawyer is rescued, but the experience changes his life. Michael was in a hurry. He was scrambling up the ladder at Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm with eight hundred 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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Grisham, J. (1998). The street lawyer. First edition. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John. 1998. The Street Lawyer. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John, The Street Lawyer. New York: Doubleday, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Grisham, John. The Street Lawyer. First edition. New York: Doubleday, 1998. Print.

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