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The Burden of Proof

Scott Turow

ISBN 10: 0374117349 / ISBN 13: 9780374117344
Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The Burden of Proof, written by the author of the signature novel of the eighties has INSCRIBED this dazzling, taut and utterly engrossing novel about a family and it's deepest, most closely guarded secrets. It's a story of a family that deals with death and is brought under extreme scrutiny by the legal powers to be. This copy, clearly SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the half title page is in fine+ spotless and unread condition. First state ( 0690 on back flap) priced jacket ($22.95) is in fine condition with the barest sign of shelf wear. A great collectible at an extremely attractive price. This book will be bubble wrapped and cartoned to ensure safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 000882

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Title: The Burden of Proof

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide. In this book, Turow probes the character of this fascinating and complex man as Stern tries to uncover the truth about his wife's life.

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Presumed Innocent was the fiction debut of the decade--a magnetic work of suspense that earned Turow acclaim for his unparalleled storytelling gifts. Now, in a brilliant follow-up, Scott Turow stakes his claim as an American master, in a mesmerizing novel of law, family and deceit. Alejandro "Sandy" Stern--the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent--comes home to discover that his wife of 30 years has committed suicide, leaving behind a web of mystery, money and guilt. While Stern hunts for answers, he is caught up in the threatened Federal prosecution of his most powerful and troublesome client--his own brother-in-law. Now, after a life of success, Sandy Stern is a man in desperate need of many truths--about his family, his uncertain future and the troubled legacy his wife left behind.

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