The Heavens May Fall by Unity Dow

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This legal thriller offers an insider's perspective on the triumphs and failures of the law. After taking up the case of an assaulted teenager, an up-and-coming lawyer must face manipulative opponents and an unreliable judge to fight for what she believes is right. An uncompromising exposé on the ways in which the law can sometimes fail, this novel acts as a homage to the sights and sounds of everyday life in Botswana.

About Unity Dow

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Unity Dow is Botswana's first female high-court judge and the author of Far and Beyon', Juggling Truths, and The Screaming of the Innocent.
Published April 1, 2008 by Spinifex Press. 191 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction