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The Firm Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Mitch McDeere

Mitchell "Mitch" McDeere is the main character in John Grisham's novel, The Firm. Mitch comes from a broken family. His father is deceased and he and his mother are estranged. His father left an insurance policy behind when he died, but Mitch's mother spent it and eventually remarried. Ever since losing her son, she has been emotionally unstable and was even institutionalized for a time. Her current husband is abusive and they live in squalid conditions in a trailer park. Mitch has never met his stepfather and is not interested in doing so. Ray was one of three brothers. One of his brothers, Rusty, died serving the United States Military, and his other brother, Ray, was incarcerated in prison. Ray joked that Mitch was the only brother to make anything positive of himself.

Mitch is twenty-five years old and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. He married...

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The Firm from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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