The Rules of Action by Landon J. Napoleon

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It's the Age of Aquarius, the 1970s, and America has a dirty secret that's lining the pockets of greed-mongers. Fresh out of school, lawyer Connor J. Devlin is about to stumble into the shameful mess and launch an epic courtroom showdown. Inspired by the real life and career of one of America's most successful lawyers, The Rules of Action is the story of one lawyer's long fight against corporate greed and indifference. The nation's elderly, in the 1960s and 1970s, are the victims of disgusting, widespread nursing home disgraces; human beings are warehoused in the name of profit. Devlin, who puts down his stake in the hot, upstart desert town of Phoenix, won't stand for it. In the confusing landscape of the Vietnam War and Jimmy Carter, Playboy Clubs and disco nights, and with an excruciating Iran hostage crisis gripping the nation, Devlin must learn the legal ropes while taking on the big business establishment bent on crushing any challengers to the system. Ultimately, it's a classic David versus Goliath fight against corporate arrogance and injustice.

Praise for Landon J. Napoleon's debut novel ZigZag:

"Landon J. Napoleon conveys the strength of the human spirit through his wonderful creation... an engaging and enriching story." -Barnes and Noble "Discover Great New Writers"

"An impressive debut novel..."

-Library Journal (starred review)


About Landon J. Napoleon

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LANDON J. NAPOLEON is the author of the novel ZigZag-which debuted to widespread critical acclaim and went on to become a feature film-and other fiction and non-fiction books. He is a graduate of Arizona State University and the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He lives in Arizona.
Published November 3, 2012 by Avery Press. 348 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Prospective law students are frequently encouraged to read law-student memoirs or legal hornbooks, but for a realistic view of litigation and a great deal more action, they’d do well to add this legal thriller to their reading list.

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