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The whistler : a novel, John Grisham

Label
The whistler : a novel
Title
The whistler
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout U.S. history. What's the source of the ill-gotten gains? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month's cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It's a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else."--Publisher description
Summary
Lacy Stoltz, an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, takes on a case involving a corrupt judge, a Native American casino, and the mafia when a previously disbarred lawyer approaches her on behalf of a client who claims to know the truth
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10530240
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The whistler : a novel, John Grisham
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9780385541190
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn940933213
  • (OCoLC)940933213
  • 325165
Label
The whistler : a novel, John Grisham
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
374 p.
Isbn
9780385541190
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn940933213
  • (OCoLC)940933213
  • 325165

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