Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Author and attorney whose fast-paced, suspenseful courtroom dramas have sold millions and topped international bestseller lists. Many of Grisham's blockbuster hits, including The Firm (1993), The Pelican Brief (1993), and The Client (1993), have been made into motion pictures. His latest books are The Testament (1999) and The Brethren (2000).
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