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THE LAWS OF OUR FATHERS (SIGNED)

Turow, Scott

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ISBN 10: 0374184232 / ISBN 13: 9780374184230
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Kathleen Simpson (Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.)

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A 534 page legal thriller. SIGNED by the author on the title page. New and unread. Dust jacket enclosed in a clear mylar cover. Later printing. Received a starred review from Publisher's Weekly. Book will be carefully packed and shipped in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 11551

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Title: THE LAWS OF OUR FATHERS (SIGNED)

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: Later Printing

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A drive-by shooting of an aging white woman at a gang-plagued Kindle County housing project sets in motion Scott Turow's intensely absorbing novel. With its riveting suspense and idelibly drawn characters, The Laws of our Fathers shows why Turow is not only the master of the modern legal thriller but also one of America's most engaging and satisfying novelists.

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At the close of legal-thriller novelist Scott Turow's second book, The Burden of Proof, Sonia Klonsky was a young prosecutor in Kindle County Courthouse with a failing marriage, an infant daughter, and a single mastectomy. Now, as the narrator of Turow's latest novel, she's a Superior Court Judge presiding over the murder trial of one Nile Eddgar, accused of arranging the slaying of his ghetto-activist mother, June. Turow attempts a sort of social history of the 60s in this ambitious mystery, but the most vivid passages come when the gangbangers of the Black Saints Disciples take center stage.

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