Personal Injuries by Scott, Illustrated by Cover Art Turow

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Scott Turow is first and foremost an attorney. His books revel in the arcane world of legalese without losing one iota of chill mystery. If you have not yet read him, then pleasure awaits; if you have read him, then I know you will want this fine addition to your library.
 

About Scott, Illustrated by Cover Art Turow

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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).
 
Published August 31, 1999 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 413 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, History, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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Unlike most of his fellow lawyer-novelists, Turow has always been more interested in character than plot, and in Robbie Feaver, a lawyer on the make who ends up fighting for his life, he has created h

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Unlike most of his fellow lawyer-novelists, Turow has always been more interested in character than plot, and in Robbie Feaver, a lawyer on the make who ends up fighting for his life, he has created his richest and most compelling figure yet.

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Compare Turow's book, The Laws of Our Fathers, to just about any of Grisham's books.

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From their bland fictitious milieu (Kindle County, a vaguely urban Midwestern area) to their nondescript, airport-bookstore titles (Presumed...

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Faced with a heavy prison sentence, Feavor agrees to take part in an elaborate FBI scheme to contrive phony "borderline" cases, bait the suspected judges into taking cash for a favorable decision, and record the transaction with wires and surveillance cameras.

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The rules of literary attraction are clear: Characters who start .

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The plot gives Turow ample opportunity to develop an intriguing cast of characters -- from the judges implicated in the corruption probe to their minions with vague mob connections to the members of the Kindle County bar who navigate the entrenched system of payoffs and personal favors.

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