The Brethren

by John Grisham | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0440236673 Global Overview for this book
Registered by cyber-librarian of Cary, North Carolina USA on 4/25/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by cyber-librarian from Cary, North Carolina USA on Tuesday, April 25, 2006
I received this yesterday from Christy in MA ... through PaperBackSwap.com

c. 2000 -- 440 pages -- Paperback -- #1 NY Times Bestseller -- A Main Selection of the Doubleday Book Club, The Literary Guild, and the Mystery Guild -- 19 weeks on the USA Today top-10 Bestseller list:
#1 on 2/6/00, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 12/31, 1/7/01, 1/14 and 1/21
#2 on 1/28/01
#3 on 3/26/00 and 2/4/01
#4 on 3/19/00, 2/11/01 and 2/18
#5 on 2/25/01 and 3/4
#8 on 4/2/00

Back Cover: They call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison. One was sent up for tax evasion. Another, for skimming bingo profits. And the third, for a career-ending drunken joyride. Meeting daily in the prison law library, taking exercise walks in their boxer shorts, these judges-turned-felons can reminisce about old court cases, dispense a little jailhouse justice, and contemplate where their lives went wrong.

Or they can use their time in prison to get very rich -- very fast. And so they sit, sprawled in the prison library, furiously writing letters, fine-tuning a wickedly brilliant extortion scam ... while events outside their prison walls begin to erupt. A bizarre presidential election is holding the nation in its grips -- and a powerful government figure is pulling some very hidden strings. For the Brethren, the timing couldn't be better. Because they've just found the perfect victim ...

Journal Entry 2 by cyber-librarian from Cary, North Carolina USA on Wednesday, February 24, 2010
I finished reading this book today. Not really my type of book, although it wasn't a bad read. I would have preferred a slightly different ending (where the bad guys are stopped from doing wrong).

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I'm mailing this book today to billythekid in FL ... as a RABCK off his wishlist.

Journal Entry 4 by billythekid from Jacksonville, Florida USA on Thursday, March 04, 2010
received in the mail yesterday, and will share with my famaily and hope they join

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