The racketeer
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New York : Doubleday, [2012].
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
343 pages ; 25 cm
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Frank Carlson Library - Fiction  1 available
Fic Grisham, John

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Language
English
ISBN
0385535147 (hardback), 9780385535144 (hardback), 9780385536899, 0385536895
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When a federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why. Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of this country only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fogletree has just become number five. His body was found in the basement of a lakeside cabin he had built himself and frequently used on weekends. When he did not show up for a trial on Monday morning, his law clerks panicked, called the FBI, and in due course the agents found the crime scene. There was no forced entry, no struggle, just two dead bodies, Judge Fogletree and his young secretary. I did not know Judge Fogletree, but I know who killed him, and why. I am a lawyer, and I am in prison. It's a long story.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grisham, J. (2012). The racketeer (First edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grisham, John. 2012. The Racketeer. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grisham, John. The Racketeer New York: Doubleday, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grisham, John. The Racketeer First edition., Doubleday, 2012.

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