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- ISBN: 9780385539166 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| John Grisham has a new hero . . . and she's full of surprises The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer's career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track--until the recession hits and she gets downsized, furloughed, escorted out of the building. Samantha, though, is one of the "lucky" associates. She's offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay, after which there would be a slim chance that she'd get her old job back.In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady, Virginia, population 2,200, in the heart of Appalachia, a part of the world she has only read about. Mattie Wyatt, lifelong Brady resident and head of the town's legal aid clinic, is there to teach her how to "help real people with real problems." For the first time in her career, Samantha prepares a lawsuit, sees the inside of an actual courtroom, gets scolded by a judge, and receives threats from locals who aren't so thrilled to...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.1 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Dell, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1576 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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