The Associate

The Associate

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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If you thought Mitch McDeere was in trouble in The Firm, waituntil you meet Kyle McAvoy, The AssociateKyle McAvoy grew up in his father's small-town law office in York, Pennsylvania. He excelled in college, was elected editor-in-chief of The Yale Law Journal, and his future has limitless potential. But Kyle has a secret, a dark one, an episode from college that he has tried to forget. The secret, though, falls into the hands of the wrong people, and Kyle is forced to take a job he doesn't want—even though it's a job most law students can only dream about.Three months after leaving Yale, Kyle becomes an associate at the largest law firm in the world, where, in addition to practicing law, he is expected to lie, steal, and take part in a scheme that could send him to prison, if not get him killed.With an unforgettable cast of characters and villains—from Baxter Tate, a drug-addled trust fund kid and possible rapist, to Dale, a pretty but seemingly quiet former math teacher who shares Kyle's "cubicle" at the law firm, to two of the most powerful and fiercely competitive defense contractors in the country—and featuring all the twists and turns that have made John Grisham the most popular storyteller in the world, The Associate is vintage Grisham.From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2009
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781415958902
Branch Call Number: OverDrive Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Singer, Erik
OverDrive, Inc


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Feb 08, 2018

Liked it a lot. Had an idea how it was going to end, and it did.
Reader - excellent!

Jun 02, 2015

This was a re-read for me and I found it as unsatisfying this time as I did the first time I read it. Grisham can definitely write and that's probably why I found the ending of this book so disappointing. However, overall, the book is not bad, it keeps you reading to see what will happen

barbfisherh May 18, 2012

Barb and Doris

Jan 08, 2010

This story lacked a decent ending and consequently leaves an empty taste. Nowhere near the effort of his best works. 4 of 10 stars

Aug 24, 2009

Good writer. Good story. 8 of 10 for me.


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