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  • The Firm, Book 1
  • By: John Grisham
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (151 ratings)

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The Firm

By: John Grisham
Narrated by: Scott Brick
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At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had his choice of the best in America. He made a deadly mistake. When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way. The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school loans, arranged a mortgage, and hired him a decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what his brother Ray - doing 15 years in a Tennessee jail - already knew. You never get nothing for nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch's firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between a rock and a hard place, with no choice - if he wants to live.

©2007 John Grisham (P)2009 Random House, LLC

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  • 28-12-2023

The novel is better written than the Tom Cruises movie.

The final ending was a whimper. Almost seemed inconclusive. The movie version deviated a lot but to be fair was a bit more dramatic and satisfying as conclusion.

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Excellent

Narration, story I really enjoyed this! Highly recommend listening to this one I did it over a weekend car trip. Enjoyable and exciting.

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Stunning and captivating

The Firm is a beautifully written, deeply emotional journey. In places, it is stressful read. The book challenges the reader to think deeply about what they would do in such a situation.

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Great story

Great book for a long flight or mowing the lawn. Well delivered. Can’t wait for the sequel.

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Enthralling

Awesome story and performance. I didn’t sleep the last couple nights with too much anticipation for the conclusion

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Loved It!!

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Great story and narration. I’ve listened to to it a few times and always enjoy it 😄

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Firmly Gripping!

A fantastically gripping plot line. Cynical and sadly too believable.😊 Characters are well drawn and believable, despite expected stereotyping. A great read.👍

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One of Grisham’s best

This was the first John Grisham book I ever read and kickstarted a 30 plus year relationship. After just finishing the audiobook it still holds up as one of his best books. Definitely top 5. I couldn’t stop picturing Mitch as Tom Cruise though haha. Enjoy and buy with confidence

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Great Story

I enjoyed this story of Mitch and Abby. I wanted to hear the story after watching the mini series of the same name, that actually starts after this story.

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Poor Audio

The start of some paragraphs cut out, it is really annoying to listen to.

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