The Client: A Novel
Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: July 2000
Duration: 6 hours 0 minutes
In a weedy lot on the outskirts of memphis, twoboys watch a shiny Lincoln pull upt ot thecurb... Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brotherwere sharing a forbidden cigarrette when a chanceencounter with a suicidal laywer left Mark knowinga bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts ofthe most sought-after dead body in America. NowMark is caught between a legal system gone madand a mob killer desperate to cover up his crime.And his only ally is a woman named Reggie Love,who has been a lawyer for all of four years.Prosecutors are willing to break all the rules to makeMark talk. The mob will stop at nothing to keephim quiet. And Reggie will do anything to protecther client -- even take a last, desperate gamblethat could win Mark his freedom... or cost themboth their lives.
From the Paperback edition.