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The Testament

By John Grisham

The Testament
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  • Hardcover: Feb 1999,
    435 pages.
    Paperback: Jan 2000,
    544 pages.

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There was not a scintilla of doubt among the three that Mr. Phelan knew precisely what he was doing, that he was of sound mind, and had more than sufficient testamentary capacity. You don't have to be insane to commit suicide, they emphasized carefully.

When the lawyers, all thirteen of them, had extracted every opinion possible, Gettys broke up the meeting. It was almost 8 P.M.

From The Testament by John Grisham. © 1997 by John Grisham, used by permission of the publisher, Doubleday.

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