Forgot your password?  

The Broker Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1-4 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Broker.
This section contains 790 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Broker Study Guide

Chapters 1-4 Summary

John Grisham is the author of more than eighteen legal thrillers and several memoir type novels. This novel, The Broker, is about a power broker from Washington DC who finds himself forced to broker one last deal in which his own life is the prize.

In chapter one, President Arthur Morgan is spending his last hours of his presidency attempting to decide which criminals deserve pardons and which do not. Morgan is a one term president who lost his bid for reelection in an embarrassing landslide election. Morgan only wants to create a situation now in which he can slide into obscurity. Morgan turns down one attempt at bribery, not because he does not want the money, but because he cannot stomach the man's crime. Morgan turns his attention to a high profile criminal, one who swindled a great number of people in an investment...

(read more from the Chapters 1-4 Summary)

This section contains 790 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Broker Study Guide
Copyrights
The Broker from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook