Description - The Laws of Our Fathers by Scott Turow
"Turow takes his time with his books: one every three years . . . spectacularly worth the wait." -- starred, "Publishers Weekly" "The undisputed king of contemporary legal intrigue offers a sumptuous triple-decker." -- starred, "Kirkus Reviews" * A "New York Times" Bestseller * Literary Guild Main Selection A drive-by shooting of an aging white woman at a gang-plagued housing project sets Turow's latest novel in motion. In the ensuing trial, a group of personalities who first met during the upheavals of the 60s reconvene in the courtroom of Sonia "Sonny" Klonsky. Once again, Turow reveals, as no other writer can, how the law and its mysterious rituals intersect with real life.
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(241mm x 159mm x 41mm)
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Author Biography - Scott Turow
Scott Turow is the author of worldwide bestselling novels including Presumed Innocent, Innocent, Ordinary Heroes, The Burden of Proof, Reversible Errors and Limitations. His works of nonfiction include One L, his journal from his first year at law school, and Ultimate Punishment, which he wrote after serving on the Illinois commission that investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan's unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in office. Ultimate Punishment won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives outside Chicago, where he is partner in the firm of SNR Denton (formerly Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal).