The Brethren (novel)


The Brethren (novel)

Infobox Book
name = The Brethren
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author = John Grisham
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country = United States
language = English
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publisher = Doubleday
release_date = 2000
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media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 416 (hardback edition), 440 (paperback edition)
isbn = 0-385-49746-6

"The Brethren" is a law-related novel by American author John Grisham, published in 2000.

Three former judges (known as "The Brethren") incarcerated in a federal minimum security prison develop a scam to blackmail wealthy closeted gay men. With the help of their lawyer, they transfer their ill-gotten money to a secret Bahamian bank account.

Meanwhile, Teddy Maynard, the director of the CIA, is orchestrating a scheme to control the United States Presidential election. A strong defense candidate is rising up, and Maynard is pulling out all the stops to control him - and then get him elected.

Unknowingly, the Brethren hook Teddy's candidate for President. The CIA scrambles to stop them from finding out what they've done. But, a leak has sprung. It will take all of Teddy's skill to save his candidate, and the United States of America.

Product Details

Paperback: 592 pagesPublisher: Simon & Schuster (July 1, 2005)Language: EnglishAverage Customer Reviews:(Via [http://www.amazon.com/dp/0385339674/ Amazon.com] )Three Out of Five Stars

See also

* Badger game


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