Gray Mountain

Gray Mountain

A Novel

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Losing her job at New York City's largest law firm in the weeks after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Samantha becomes an unpaid intern in a small Appalachian community, where she stumbles upon dangerous secrets.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780385366564
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
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Additional Contributors: Taber, Catherine
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singasong70
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.

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mackfrannie
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.

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paisano
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.

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tallpinetree
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.

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brigpa1
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.

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perryb
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.

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Puddled
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.

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c210flyer
Dec 16, 2014

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

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Mobama68
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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