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  • Published: 1 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099537069
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $24.99

The Broker




AN AMERICAN CLASSIC FROM THE NO.1 BESTSELLING MASTER THRILLER WRITER.

Someone is certain to kill Joel Backman.
The question is: who?

In his final hours in the Oval Office, the outgoing President grants a full pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years in a federal prison.

Unknown to an outraged public, the pardon was the CIA's idea. They claim that Backman may have obtained secrets that would compromise American satellite surveillance.

Smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, Backman is given a new identity and a new home in Italy. He thinks he's out. But the CIA will soon leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese and the Saudis, and then sit back and watch.

The question is not whether Backman will survive – there's no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is: who will kill him?

  • Pub date: 1 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099537069
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

John Grisham

John Grisham is the author of thirty-five bestselling novels, the international number one non-fiction debut The Innocent Man and a series of short stories entitled Ford County. He lives with his family in Virginia and Mississippi.

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Praise for The Broker

“Grisham hasn't lost his touch”

Daily Mail

“a great story-teller”

Daily Telegraph


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