Gray Mountain

Gray Mountain

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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The Great Recession of 2008 left many young professionals out of work. Promising careers were suddenly ended as banks, hedge funds, and law firms engaged in mass lay-offs and brutal belt tightening. Samantha Kofer was a third year associate at Scully & Pershing, New York City's largest law firm. Two weeks after Lehman Brothers collapsed, she lost her job, her security, and her future. A week later she was working as an unpaid intern in a legal aid clinic deep in small town Appalachia...
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2014
[Westminster, MD] :, Books On Tape,, [2014]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780385366564
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 46 min., 18 sec.)) : digital
audio file,CD audio,rda
Additional Contributors: Taber, Catherine


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Jun 09, 2018

Not most gripping of his works, enjoyed for the most part. Obligatory sex scene - birth control not mentioned at all, interesting, interesting too that main woman character consents to "romp" every now and then but does not want more - never met a woman like that, how believable is this woman one wonders.

Jul 21, 2016

Boring and a book that was the worst Grisham book I have read. I love all of the books I have read which are most of them. I did finish the book but what a waste of time.

Aug 30, 2015

This looks like it might become a series, particularly the way it ends. I thought it took a while for the story line to develop, the book got better the deeper you read into it. Narrator was outstanding.

Feb 24, 2015

I was disappointed in the story line. The premise began intriguingly enough but by half way through the book I realized I did not like or care much about the protagonist. The information about the coal industry was grist for the mill but it was not developed in the way I anticipated.

Feb 21, 2015

I had been looking forward to another Grisham thriller, instead it was, as previously stated, long and boring. He ranted on and on about the evils of coal companies. It was a political statement in the guise of a novel.

Jan 28, 2015

This novel is just a long and boring list of lawsuits with a weak , dispassionate, uninteresting main character as stated in another comment. Action was weak with too much PC.

Jan 02, 2015

This story is worth hearing; it flows, engages and certainly taught me a lot about the devastation of coal mining. I liked how it brings out the complexity of being poor in a rural region and how hard it can be for people to survive.

1234qwerasdf Dec 20, 2014

I disagree with the previous 2 reviews. It is a very typical Grisham story, although certainly not one of his best. It was however engaging and the story flowed nicely. I am not typically a fan of female narrators, but felt this was well done. We listened to it on most of a 21 hour drive, and it didn't disappoint.

Dec 16, 2014

Gray Mountain was terrific. Great story, good characters and tightly written. 9 of 10 for me.

Dec 12, 2014

I agree with the previous review 100%. Yawn! Could this have been a ghost writer for John Grisham? Just didn’t even feel like his writing to me. I couldn't even finish the book.

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Laura_X Apr 01, 2015

They say a woman marries a man with the belief she can change him, and she can’t. A man marries a woman with the belief that she won’t change, and she does.

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