The Resource Gray Mountain, John Grisham

Gray Mountain, John Grisham

Label
Gray Mountain
Title
Gray Mountain
Statement of responsibility
John Grisham
Title variation
Grey Mountain
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track -- until the recession hits and she gets downsized, furloughed, escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is one of the "lucky" associates. She's offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, after which there would be a slim chance that she'd get her old job back. In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady, Virginia, population 2,200, in the heart of Appalachia, a part of the world she has only read about. Mattie Wyatt, lifelong Brady resident and head of the town's legal aid clinic, is there to teach her how to "help real people with real problems." For the first time in her career, Samantha prepares a lawsuit, sees the inside of an actual courtroom, gets scolded by a judge, and receives threats from locals who aren't so thrilled to have a big-city lawyer in town. And she learns that Brady, like most small towns, harbors some big secrets. Her new job takes Samantha into the murky and dangerous world of coal mining, where laws are often broken, rules are ignored, regulations are flouted, communities are divided, and the land itself is under attack from Big Coal. Violence is always just around the corner, and within weeks Samantha finds herself engulfed in litigation that turns deadly
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grisham, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.R5355
LC item number
G73 2014b
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women lawyers
  • Coal mines and mining
  • Coal trade
  • Legal aid
  • Country lawyers
  • Appalachian Region
Label
Gray Mountain, John Grisham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
546 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780385363167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878500825
  • 527575
  • (OCoLC)ocn878500825
  • 527575
Label
Gray Mountain, John Grisham
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
546 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780385363167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)878500825
  • 527575
  • (OCoLC)ocn878500825
  • 527575

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