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A young rookie lawyer takes on a big insurance company.
There is no reason to complain that this is yet another lawyer story about a court case. There is a time to move beyond that initial reaction with John Grisham books.
After all, if it works, why change? Of the few people who do not like this book, they complain that The Rainmaker lacks any kind of action.
Therefore, that makes it "boring". Well, if it has a good plot, who needs continuous action? This novel was surprising, and it was quite good, in fact. It starts off with young Rudy looking over some potential cases.
Obviously not for him, at least yet, because he is just about to graduate law school and he has not taken the bar exam yet.
Out of the two cases that most interest him, the most notable one is a case against an insurance company. After he finishes school, the firm he was about to work for fires Rudy, before he even starts working. This was due to new ownership. The next firm who hires him, let him go after two days.
They just wanted the insurance company case he was working on.
Brusier turns out to be a real fraud. A good lawyer, mind you, but a bit illegal. Here, Rudy meets one of his associates, Deck Shiffler. He failed the bar exam six times in a row. Well, Brusier eventually is indicted for one of the many crimes he is involved with. Rudy is yet again left on his own, so he eventually teams up with Deck and starts a temporary firm.
That is, until they win big bucks on their insurance case - or so they think To make a long story short, Rudy takes steps to sue this insurance company who basically has killed a young boy for not funding a bone marrow transplant he needed and the great Defense Attorney, Leo F.
Drummand, meets him in court. He is the perfect villain. It starts out with everything against him, as usual the table turns and things start to go right for Rudy and Deck This book had a first for a John Grisham novel: It was about a girl named Kelly Riker whom Rudy slowly finds himself attracted to.John Grisham's five novels -- A Time To Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, and The Chamber-- have been number one best-sellers, and have a combined total of 47 million copies in print.
Now, in The Rainmaker, Grisham returns to the courtroom for the first time since A Time To Kill, and weaves a riveting tale of legal intrigue and . Preview of The Rainmaker Summary: Rudy's adventures in the legal world of Memphis inevitably bring him to ethical questions.
In court during the trial, Rudy is an ethical paragon, but he is less morally secure during the ambulance chasing episodes. The Rainmaker Summary. Rudy's adventures in the legal world of Memphis inevitably bring him to ethical questions.
In court during the trial, Rudy is an ethical paragon, but he is less morally secure during the ambulance chasing episodes. John Grisham gained success writing legal thrillers, some based loosely on his life as a lawyer, while others are strictly non-fiction works by the author.
Some of his most famous works include: The Firm (,) The Pelican Brief (,) The Client (,) The Rainmaker (,) The Runaway Jury (,) The King of Torts (,) and The . About The Rainmaker. John Grisham’s five novels — A Time To Kill, The Firm, skill and outright violence–a fight that could cost one young lawyer his life, or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham’s The Litigators. The Rainmaker Author: John Grisham. Genre: Language: English Summary. In his first courtroom thriller since A Time to Kill, John Grisham tells the story of a young man barely out of law school who finds himself taking on one of the most powerful, corrupt, and ruthless companies in America -- and exposing a complex, multibillion-dollar insurance .