The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

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Read The Rooster Bar Online Free - #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground.

Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.

But maybe there's a way out. Maybe there’s a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. But to do so, they would first have to quit school. And leaving law school a few short months before graduation would be completely crazy, right? Well, yes and no . . .

Pull up a stool, grab a cold one, and get ready to spend some time at The Rooster Bar.

Title : The Rooster Bar
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ISBN : 0385541171
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Linda rated it ★★★★☆

November 01, 2017

Oh, Grisham...... You are like the gentleman caller who promises wine and roses, but in the aftermath, there's a bit of a dull headache and the barb of the thorn. My legs are dangling off a barstool in the ol' Rooster Bar. There's plenty to ponder here. Fellow occupants Mark, Todd, and Zola are in...

Matthew rated it ★★★★☆

November 12, 2017

More disgruntled lawyer-types from Grisham doing questionable lawyer-type stuff. While not quite the same, I am reminded of The Litigators. If I ever really need a lawyer, I hope I don't end up with one from a Grisham novel! This book was like watching a trainwreck and was actually quite enjoyable...

Matt rated it ★★★☆☆

December 04, 2017

Let’s call it 3.5 stars John Grisham is back with yet another new take on the legal profession, shining lights where there has only been darkness, while entertaining readers in equal measure. Law school is a tough beast that only the fittest can survive. However, when Mark, Todd, and Zola arrived,...

Joanne R. Merola rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 01, 2017

Very disappointing Horrible unlikable idiotic criminal main characters; barely fleshed out plot; I had to force myself to finish it. I cannot believe John Grisham wrote this. Total waste of time (and money!).

Marialyce rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 08, 2017

Well this book certainly irritated me. I can not hold with the idea of would be pseudo lawyers pulling a scam on both unsuspecting clients and also corporations even if they are not on the up and up. Perhaps my attitude toward this book is influenced by the fact that my eldest daughter is an attor...

Marcia rated it ★☆☆☆☆

October 27, 2017

I was so looking forward to this book. I usually love reading John Grisham’s legal thrillers. The Rooster Bar started slowly and soon was all over the place. The social issues , which the author is known to address , were all over the place and there were too many diversions along the way. The ch...

Rebecca rated it ★★★★★

January 03, 2018

Grisham's writing never disappoints! The Rooster Bar is atmospheric, deep, well-detailed and gripping. I feel though like I'll soon be in the same boat as the main characters, as I'll have to borrow at least $70,000 in student loans for law school in the next few years. Scary as hell! This book i...

Diane rated it ★★★☆☆

December 04, 2017

John Grisham takes on for-profit law schools, and wins! "The Rooster Bar" is about a group of law school students who realize they've been scammed, and then try to do something about it. They each owe about $200,000 in debt, and the job market for new lawyers is so bad they don't have any hope of...

Judy rated it ★★★★★

October 30, 2017

4.5 Stars #1 New York Times bestselling author, John Grisham returns following Camino Island with his 25th novel THE ROOSTER BAR — a legal thriller exploring conspiracies inside for-profit law schools and the lives it destroys in this modern-day scandal ripped from today’s headlines. Inspired by...

Fred rated it ★★★★★

January 12, 2018

John Grisham - Group This is another great Grisham book with a easy theme to follow & one of today's greatest legal crime - "For-Profit Law Schools". NY times & John Grisham's CBS interview links at the bottom of this review you must visit! John Grisham link talks of the book. I feel it...

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