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Encyclopedia > The Partner
Title The Partner
Author John Grisham
Country U.S.
Language English
Genre(s) Legal thriller
Publisher
Released

The Partner (1997) is a legal/thriller novel by noted American author John Grisham. John Ray Grisham Jr. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The legal thriller is a sub-genre of the detective story in which the major characters are lawyers and their employees. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A novel (from French nouvelle Italian novella, new) is an extended, generally fictional narrative, typically in prose. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ...


Patrick S Lanigan, a junior partner in a law firm in Biloxi, Mississippi, gets wind of a scheme to defraud the US Government over a ship-building overcharging scheme. His firm is deeply involved in the scam, and they're planning to keep him out of it. He bides his time, secretly collecting evidence and then disappears. A body is later found, identified as his burned in a car crash and is buried under his name. Biloxi and Mississippi coast The city derived its name originally from the Biloxi, a native American tribe: Biloxi (Tribe) Biloxi is a city located in Harrison County, Mississippi. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Six weeks later, $90 million vanishes from the law firm's off-shore bank account, and he is suspected. The search is on.


Four years later, he is discovered living a new life in a small town in Brazil. He is kidnapped and tortured to reveal the location of the money. Before he can reveal it, the FBI is informed and he is rescued and repatriated.


With the FBI and police eager to convict him on numerous charges, Patrick, whilst slowly recovering from horrific injuries, schemes with his lawyer Sandy McDermott, to defend the charges whilst revealing details of the scam. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ...


The highlights of the plot are Patrick's hindsight that one day he will inevitably be caught, and his immaculate preparation for such a situation. The FBI, the state authorities, his widow yet even his lawyer are all at times amazed by the depth of his planning. The beauty of this story is that Patrick defends all the charges against him without going to trial and without spending even a single day in jail.



This was the first novel written by John Grisham that was not adapted into a film.

Preceded by
The Runaway Jury
John Grisham Novels
1997
Succeeded by
The Street Lawyer
John Grisham's novels (as of 2006)

1980s: A Time to Kill
1990s: The FirmThe Pelican BriefThe ClientThe ChamberThe RainmakerThe Runaway JuryThe PartnerThe Street LawyerThe Testament
2000s: The BrethrenA Painted HouseSkipping ChristmasThe SummonsBleachersThe King of TortsThe Last JurorThe Broker
The Runaway Jury novel cover The Runaway Jury is a legal thriller novel written by American author John Grisham. ... The Street Lawyer is a legal/suspense novel, the ninth such work written by American author John Grisham. ... John Ray Grisham Jr. ... For the 1996 film, see A Time to Kill (film) A Time to Kill is the name of a legal suspense thriller authored by John Grisham in 1989. ... The Firm is a 1991 legal thriller and the second novel by John Grisham. ... The Pelican Brief is legal/suspense thriller written by John Grisham in 1992. ... The Client movie poster The Client (1994) is a legal thriller written by American author John Grisham, set in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The Chamber (1994) is a legal/suspense novel by noted American author John Grisham. ... The Rainmaker is a 1995 novel by John Grisham. ... The Runaway Jury novel cover The Runaway Jury is a legal thriller novel written by American author John Grisham. ... The Street Lawyer is a legal/suspense novel, the ninth such work written by American author John Grisham. ... The Testament is a legal/suspense thriller by American author John Grisham. ... The Brethren is a law-related novel by American author John Grisham, published in 2000. ... Front Cover of A Painted House A Painted House is a novel by American author John Grisham, published on February 6, 2001. ... Skipping Christmas (2001) is a comedy novella by noted American author John Grisham. ... The Summons is a legal thriller novel written in 2000 by noted American author John Grisham. ... Bleachers is a novel by American author John Grisham. ... The King of Torts is a legal/suspense novel written by American author John Grisham. ... Cover of audio book of The Last Juror The Last Juror is a novel by John Grisham first published in Doubleday on February 3rd 2004. ... Grishams 2005 Novel The Broker The Broker, is a suspense novel written by noted by American author John Grisham published in the United States on January 11, 2005. ...

Non-Fiction

2000s: The Innocent Man The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town is the first nonfiction [1] book written by John Grisham which was released by Doubleday Publishing on October 10, 2006. ...


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Domestic partner - definition of Domestic partner in Encyclopedia (335 words)
Domestic partner or domestic partnership identifies the personal relationship between individuals who are living together and sharing a common domestic life together but are not joined in any type of legal partnership, marriage or civil union.
Some legal jurisdictions recognize that individuals who live together after a long period of time, while not entitled to common-law marriage status may be entitled to some protection under the legal concept of domestic partnership.
One of the reason for the creation of the relation of domestic partnership is to recognize the contribution of one partner to the property of the other.
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