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The Pelican Brief

In John Grisham's The Pelican Brief, Darby Shaw makes an arrangement to meet Gavin Verheek. Khamel—the assassin who killed the Supreme Court Justices—has been sent to kill Darby. He has been...

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The Pelican Brief

Justice is a primary theme in this novel, as is the case in every John Grisham novel that I have ever read. It is the quest for justice that sends Darby Shaw on a mission to find the reason behind...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2019 10:48 am UTC

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The Pelican Brief

Baton Rouge is the capital city of Louisiana. Much of the Pelican Brief involves the state of Louisiana. Darby is a law student at Tulane in New Orleans, and she speculates in the "Pelican Brief"...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2012 7:49 pm UTC

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