The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

Book - 1995
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Random House, Inc.
It's summer in Memphis.  The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor's shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels.  Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.  Now he doesn't have a job or a prayer...except for one: an insurance dispute that leaves a family devastated and opens the door for a lawsuit, if Rudy can find a way to file it.

By the time Rudy gets to court, a heavyweight corporate defense team is there to meet him. And suddenly he's in over his head, plunged into a nightmare of lies and legal maneuverings.  A case that started small is exploding into a thunderous million-dollar war of nerves, skill and outright violence--a fight that could cost one young lawyer his life, or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land....

Baker & Taylor
Abandoning his aspirations about living the good life, Memphis attorney Rudy Baylor fears he will lose everything in the face of a pivotal case that could cost him his life or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land

Baker
& Taylor

Abandoning his aspirations about living the good life, Memphis attorney Rudy Baylor fears he will lose everything in the face of a pivotal case that could cost him his life or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land. Reprint.

Publisher: New York, NY : Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1995
ISBN: 9780440221654
044022165X
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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Midas
Sep 16, 2017

Absolutely loved this book. It has plenty of humour and courtroom drama although a sad unexpected ending. A great author that very seldom fails.

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brianwalsh1948
Jul 27, 2017

Loved the "good versus evil" theme. Sad ending, but a great read. Five stars!!

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rahmmie
Dec 10, 2015

Not my favorite Grisham book but still a very good read. Entertaining, with a little bit of everything

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apollard18
Jun 24, 2012

A David-and-Goliath story never gets old, even if a story about evil corporations does. The plot may not be fresh, but the characters are quirky and the dialogue and narration are crisp. If you want to read a Grisham novel, then read The Rainmaker. This book is Grisham at his best.

http://cafereads.blogspot.com/2012/05/house-blend-rainmaker.html

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c210flyer
Aug 16, 2011

Enjoyed the read. 7 of 10 for me.

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