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The testament

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IL: UG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 20
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Troy Phelan is a self-made billionaire, one of the richest men in the United States.  He is also eccentric, reclusive, confined to a wheelchair, and looking for a way to die.  His heirs, to no one's surprise--especially Troy's--are circling like vultures. Nate O'Riley is a high-octane Washington litigator who's lived too hard, too fast, for too long.  His second marriage in a shambles, and he is emerging from his fourth stay in rehab armed with little more than his fragile sobriety, good intentions, and resilient sense of humor.  Returning to the real world is always difficult, but this time it's going to be murder. Rachel Lane is a young woman who chose to give her life to God, who walked away from the modern world with all its strivings and trappings and encumbrances, and went to live and work with a primitive tribe of Indians in the deepest jungles of Brazil. In a story that mixes legal suspense with a remarkable adventure, their lives are forever altered by the startling secret ofThe Testament.
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9780385339582
9780736689052
9780385493826
9780739359327
9780553456356
9780307576101
9780385493802
9780440234746
9781415951361
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770L
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Full title testament
Author grisham john
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Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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Heart of darkness...

In a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions, a message that will touch off a vicious legal battle and transform dozens of lives.

Because Troy Phelan's new will names a sole surprise heir to his eleven-billion-dollar fortune: a mysterious woman named Rachel Lane, a missionary living deep in the jungles of Brazil.

Enter the lawyers. Nate O'Riley is fresh out of rehab, a disgraced corporate attorney handpicked for his last job: to find Rachel Lane at any cost. As Phelan's family circles like vultures in D.C., Nate is crashing through the Brazilian jungle, entering a world where money means nothing, where death is just one misstep away, and where a woman--pursued by enemies and friends alike--holds a stunning surprise of her own....

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction, Legal stories, American, Murder -- Fiction, Pantanal (Brazil) -- Fiction, Women missionaries -- Fiction
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title_full The Testament, The Testament A Novel, The testament / John Grisham, The testament [sound recording] / John Grisham
title_short The testament
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topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Inheritance and succession, Lawyers, Legal stories, American, Murder, Suspense, Thriller, Women missionaries