This book is about a 13 year old boy, who wants to be a trial lawyer, knows much about a sensational murder trial and knowing the danger of being involved he strives for justice.
Summary Of The Book
In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk - and a lot about the law.
His parents are both lawyers and he has learnt a lot about the American judicial system and law. At school other students come to him for advice when they, or someone they know, are in trouble.
It’s the Duffy murder case and some legal luminaries are expected to participate. Theodore is keen on watching it, as is the rest of Strattenburg. The Boone family volunteers regularly at a neighboring community centre where Theodore meets a boy whose cousin may know something that could impact the Duffy trial’s outcome.
This cousin is likely to get deported if he steps forward with the incriminating evidence. Then he finds himself in a situation where he does not have the answer and he deal with his moral dilemma. It's here that Theo, torn between dobbing in an illegal immigrant and keeping his lips zipped, takes action.
The children's fiction Half the Man, Twice the Lawyer, was written by John Grisham and published in the year 2010.In this book writer had explained the working of the court and the legal intricacies of American judicial system. This fiction based book stood distinctively from the series of other books on the same character of Theodore.
The book was well received by teenage audiences who aspire to be a lawyer and also adults who love a light read related to law.
About John Grisham
John Ray Grisham, Jr. is a Galaxy British Book Awards winner author, politician, and is celebrated as the Memphis American lawyer whose legal thrillers have sold millions of copies worldwide. He is known for his bestselling novels and the hit films.
John Grisham is the author of twenty-one novels, two work of nonfiction, and one collection of short stories. His novels includes The Associate, The Appeal ,The Confession, The Brethren, Bleachers, The Racketeer and many others .Eight of his other novels have also been adapted into films: The Client, A Painted House, The Pelican Brief, and A Time to Kill to name a few. He had written four more books in Theodore series.
Grisham. Writes in a pacey manner and keeps readers hooked.His writing describes legal aspects in a simple and interesting manner. All his work has a concern for social issues and often deals directly with the legal and moral questions. His easy to read writing is enriched by researches and instances of cute-wit.
John Ray Grisham, Jr. (born February 8, 1955) graduated from Mississippi State University before that practiced criminal law for about a decade and also served in the House of Representatives in Mississippi for 6 years. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi. His works are translated into 29 languages.
29 Jun, 2010