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Author: John Grisham Narrator: Frank Muller Publisher: Random House Audio Audio Length: Release Date: July 2000 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780553750973

Publisher Description

Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him.In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake beginsroutinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juroris convinced he's being watched. Soon they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an anonymousyoung woman suggests she is able to predict the jurors' increasingly odd behavior.Is the jury somehow being manipulated, or even controlled? If so, by whom? And, more important,why?

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  • “A story of genuine significance…entertainingly unpredictable.”

    - New York Times
  • “Grisham’s best storytelling to date.”

    - Chicago Tribune
  • “Couldn’t have been better…Carefully and persuasively detailed.”

    - Los Angeles Times
  • “Grisham’s most addictive courtroom thriller.”

    - Seattle Times
  • “Grisham stacks [The Runaway Jury] with suspense…Don’t start it unless  you are prepared to stay up all night.”

    - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • “[Grisham’s] most rewarding novel to date.”

    - Publishers Weekly

Awards

  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A #1 USA Today bestseller

Customer Reviews

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  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I read this book a few years ago. Another good thriller from John Grisham. Loved it! "

    - Mona, 2/16/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Best Grisham book to date. The book centers around a tobacco suit unlike the movie. It also has a much different and unexpected ending. "

    - Jendrzejczak1978, 2/12/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This was my first John Grisham novel, and worth the hype. "

    - Sriram, 2/9/2014
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    " I can't remember if this one was made into a movie or not but he writes it so well that you can really see everything running through your mind.... excellent book!! "

    - Joanie, 2/5/2014
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " John Grisham books are good for reading on the beach. There are a lot better things to read, though. I read this in 1999 for a book club. "

    - Jenny, 2/4/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I really liked this book. Very entertaining and much better then the movie. "

    - Erin, 1/27/2014
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    " about big tobacco. the movie sucked. the book was pretty good though. "

    - Burris, 1/22/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Loved the book but not the movie. "

    - Lynne, 1/19/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This was a pretty good book. It kept me guessing. I had backed off Grisham's books because the last few I had read was basically the same story line with different characters. This one was different. Pretty suspenseful and twisted. I enjoyed it. "

    - Stephan, 1/19/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " It's decent Grisham, not great, not bad - just good. "

    - Sera, 1/17/2014
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    " Don't bother to see the movie, it's nothing like the book. "

    - Jennie, 1/13/2014
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    " Like all of his books, it has suspensful moments and a twist. I like his books for travel. "

    - Nichole, 1/4/2014
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    " Love love love this book! It is one of his best. "

    - Andrea, 12/26/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This is one of my favorite John Grisham books. I thought all the disguises and careful planning was fascinating. It was a page-turner which is always one of my favorite kind of books. "

    - Regina, 12/17/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Fun read, typically Grisham, a legal thriller with surprises at the end; an easy, satisfying read. "

    - Sandra, 12/6/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I liked this book an awful lot. "

    - Slone, 11/14/2013
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    " book was better than movie, hollywood musta wanted to change it "

    - Scott, 10/19/2013
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    " Another good read and flick... Nice to see Hackman and Hoffman on screen together! "

    - Jennifer, 10/3/2013
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    " 1st Grisham book I had ever read. Loved it. "

    - Patriciadubray, 2/6/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " I found this book tedious and never-ending with a very predictable outcome. "

    - Dee, 1/18/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Of all the Grisham books I've read, this one has the best mystery at its center. You sort of figure you know what's going to happen, but it still keeps you guessing. "

    - Jonathan, 1/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Just needed to read some candy - and it was sugary delicious! "

    - Amanda, 9/17/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " It is a very smart book. The plot is very unpredictable. :) "

    - Cassandra, 8/30/2012
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " The first John Grisham novel I ever read, when I was a Junior in high school. At the time I really loved it, and it inspired the style of one of my handwritten basketball thrillers, "The Hornet Queen." "

    - James, 6/2/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " I got to page 76 and realized that I have already read this book. Oh well...on to a different book. I bought 6 books at a yard sale yesterday for 25 cents each:) "

    - Corrie, 12/31/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " The Runaway Jury (John Grisham) by John Grisham (1996) "

    - Erotic, 11/26/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " My favorite John Grisham, along with Rainmaker. "

    - Beth, 8/3/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Good book. Had a lot going on between the two sides of the trial. Interesting though. "

    - Breeann, 7/27/2011
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    " Really only a 4.5, but so entertaining. "

    - Rod, 6/15/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " One of Grisham's better books. The movie was actually better, but the book is very good. When you step back from it the premise is somewhat unbelievable but Grisham does it so well that you get sucked into it. "

    - Edward, 5/11/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Exciting to the very end. "

    - Kimberly, 5/2/2011
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " I felt that The Runaway Jury dragged on a little too much and kind of fell flat on anything interesting. I also felt that the antics of the jury was pointless, ridiculous, and completely irritating. "

    - Stefanie, 4/29/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Classic Grisham, in the court. If you like courtroom dramas you will love this. "

    - Terry, 4/29/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Different to the movie, but just as compelling. Tightly structured, great twists and thrilling pace. A great holiday read. "

    - David, 4/23/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " I wish I could do 3.5. I thoroughly like it when I read it. The only reason I didn't rate it higher was because it was a total cotton candy read. No thought provoking issues or anything like that but it was a nice quick page turner. "

    - Jenny, 4/23/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Better than the movie :) "

    - Sarah, 4/19/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " A great story about the tobacco industry and how lawyers can rig a jury. "

    - Randy, 4/16/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Very informative about tobacco companies and juries. And a great story to keep you intensely interested. Nice twists and just a great read. "

    - Kendar88, 3/27/2011

About the Author

John Grisham is the author of more than thirty-five novels, one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and seven novels for young readers. Thirty-three of his crime thrillers have made the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list

About the Narrator

Frank Muller (1951–2008) was an Audie Award–winning narrator. A classically trained actor, Frank appeared on both television and the stage. His credits include Hamlet, The Crucible, The Taming of the Shrew, The Importance of Being Earnest, Law & Order, All My Children, and many, many more. In 1999 Frank was awarded the AudioFile Lifetime Achievement Award, the top honor in the audiobook community. He has also won twenty-three Earphones Awards.