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The Partner

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They found him in a small town in Brazil, near the border with Paraguay. He had a new name, Danilo Silva, and his appearance had been changed by plastic surgery. The search had taken four years. They'd chased him around the world, always just missing him. It had cost their clients $3.5 million. But so far none of them had complained. The man they were about to kidnap had not always been called Danilo Silva. Before he had had another life, a life which ended in a car crash in February 1992. His gravestone lay in a cemetry in Biloxi, Mississippi. His name before his death was Patrick S. Lanigan. He had been a partner at an up-and-coming law firm. He had a pretty wife, a young daughter, and a bright future. Six weeks after his death, $90 million disappeared from the law firm. It was then that his partners knew he was still alive, and the long pursuit had begun...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 34mm | 281.23g
  • Cornerstone
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099410311
  • 9780099410317
  • 17,288

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"All the ingredients of suspense, drama and meticulous attention to detail that have made Grisham's novels bestsellers... A terrific read" Sunday Mirror "A narrative triumph and a stylish joy, this novel has me gasping for more of the new, satirical Grisham." Daily Telegraph "Excellent" The Timesshow more

About John Grisham

John Grisham is the author of twenty-two novels, one work of non-fiction, a collection of short stories, and a novel for young readers. He is on the Board of Directors of the Innocence Project in New York and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Innocence Project at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He lives in Virgina and Mississippi. His website is www.johngrisham.co.uk.show more

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They kidnapped him in a small town in Brazil. He had changed his name and his appearance, but they were sure they had their man. Four years before, he had been called Patrick S. Lanigan. He had died in a car crash in February 1992. His gravestone lay in a cemetry in Biloxi, Mississippi. He had been a partnerb at an up and coming law firm, had a pretty wife, a new daughter, and a bright future. Six weeks after his death, $90 million had disappeared from the law firm. It was then that his partners knew he was still alive. 'All the ingredients of suspense, drama and meticulous attention to detail that have made Grisham's novels bestsellers... A terrific read' Sunday Mirror 'A narrative triumph and a stylish joy, this novel has me gasping for more of the new, satirical Grisham' Daily Telegraph 'Excellent' Timesshow more

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"All the ingredients of suspense, drama and meticulous attention to detail that have made Grisham's novels bestsellers... A terrific read"show more

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