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Bestselling author John Grisham hopes his new book will help save lives

February 19, 2016 - Uncategorized

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If you’ve looked at a bestseller list in the last 20 years, then you’ll recognize John Grisham‘s name. Famous for legal thrillers, many of which have been adapted into films — and most of which are on your father’s bookshelf — Grisham has become a pillar of the American literary community.

What does an author do after becoming the standard-bearer for his genre, weaving almost as many legal stories as the Law & Order franchise? He lends his name and his pen to save lives.

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Grisham’s latest, The Tumor — a play on Grisham’s typical book-titling convention — is a free “non-legal thriller” made in partnership with the medical nonprofit Focused Ultrasound Foundation. Instead of lawyers and trials, Grisham tells the story of a fictional man with a real-life diagnosis and how the adoption of Focused Ultrasound Technology could save him pain, money, and a premature death. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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