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DetailsPublished in the year 2012, The Racketeer is a thriller novel that revolves around the mysterious death of a federal judge named Raymond Fogletree. The Racketeer is a novel based on an African American protagonist named Malcolm Bannister, who had been involved in a large real estate transaction for a hunting lodge. He was unaware of the gruesome activities carried out in the hunting lodge, which eventually landed him in the bad books of the FBI. Bannister was arrested and imprisoned, and he had to serve time in jail for a decade, as per the Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt oOrganizations Act (RICO).The actual story begins five years into Bannisters term, when he gets divorced and loses his son. He is also disbarred from his profession. However, things seem to take a turn for Bannister with the murder case of a federal judge named Raymond Fogletree. The FBI are unable to crack the case and require his help. Bannister knew a great deal about the murdered judge, including the person who killed him and the things present in the judges safe. However, Bannister is willing to help the FBI on one condition only, which is to let him free.Halfway through this book, Bannister comes to the point where he begins to dictate terms to the FBI. However, he is far from the kind of revenge he desires to take on the government for imprisoning him for a crime he did not commit. Will the FBI be able to crack this mysterious case and release Bannister?This book answers such questions and more. The Racketeer was released on the 23rd of October, 2012, with an initial print of 1.5 million copies, remaining at the top of bestseller lists for several weeks. Fox 2000 and New Regency have decided to launch a movie adaptation of this novel, with the director Daniel Espinosa.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John Grisham is a renowned author, politician, and lawyer from the United States of America. Grisham has written other books like The Rainmaker, The Client, Theodore Boone: The Accused, The Wavedancer Benefit: A Tribute To Frank Muller, The Firm, The Innocent Man: Murder And Injustice In A Small Town, The Pelican Brief, and Playing For Pizza.He was born in 1955. He completed his Bachelors degree in Accounting from Mississippi State University. He later went on to pursue his JD degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He practiced law for a decade, and was also a part of the House of Representatives in Mississippi from 1983 to 1990. He wrote his first novel in the year 1984, A Time To Kill, which was published in 1989. By 2008, Grishams books had sold more than 250 million copies across the globe. He is also the recipient of the Galaxy British Book Award, and his books have been translated into 29 languages. Grisham, and his spouse, Renee Jones, spend time at their homes in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Oxford, Mississippi.
SKU Code PRK B 3905 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781444757200 Author Name JOHN GRISHAM Publisher Name HODDER AND STOUGHTON