John Ray Grisham Jr. (born February 8, 1955)is an American novelist, attorney, politician, and activist, best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages and published worldwide.
Grisham’s first bestseller, The Firm, sold more than seven million copies. The book was adapted into a 1993 feature film of the same name, starring Tom Cruise, and a 2012 TV series which continues the story ten years after the events of the film and novel Eight of his other novels have also been adapted into films: The Chamber, The Client, A Painted House, The Pelican Brief, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, Skipping Christmas, and A Time to Kill.
Autobiography for Quais du Polar
I began my career as a small town lawyer, but after struggling for ten years I decided to try to write to make a few bucks. My first novel was a flop, but when The Firm was published in 1991 I was able to close the law office and write full time.
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