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The Laws of Our Fathers

The Laws of Our Fathers

SKU: BPB-02242513019
The Laws of Our Fathers by renowned author Scott Turow is a gripping legal thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. This intricately woven novel delves into the complex world of criminal law, politics, and the pursuit of justice. Set in fictional Kindle County, the story follows the trial of a young black man accused of murdering a respected white lawyer. As the courtroom drama unfolds, the characters are forced to confront their own demons and the dark secrets of their past. Turow's masterful storytelling and rich character development make The Laws of Our Fathers a must-read for fans of legal fiction and compelling courtroom dramas.
  • Author

    Scott Turow

    About the author

    Born in Chicago in 1949, he graduated with high honors from Amherst College in 1970, receiving a fellowship to Stanford University Creative Writing Center which he attended from 1970 to 1972. From 1972 to 1975 Turow taught creative writing at Stanford. In 1975, he entered Harvard Law School, graduating with honors in 1978. From 1978 to 1986, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago, serving as lead prosecutor in several high-visibility federal trials investigating corruption in the Illinois judiciary. In 1995, in a major pro bono legal effort he won a reversal in the murder conviction of a man who had spent 11 years in prison, many of them on death row, for a crime another man confessed to.

    Today, he is a partner in the Chicago office of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal an international law firm, where his practice centers on white-collar criminal litigation and involves representation of individuals and companies in all phases of criminal matters. Turow lives outside Chicago

  • Condition

    Like New

  • Product Info

    • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition (October 18, 1996)
    • Language ‏ : ‎ English Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 534 pages
    • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0374184232  ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0374184230
    • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.5 pounds : ‎ 6.14 x 1.19 x 9.21 inches
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