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Personal Injuries - Turow, Scott
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2000, ISBN: 9780140292824

[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Penguin], Scott Turow has always pushed himself beyond the expectations of readers and critics. In Presumed Innocent (1987), he introduced fictional Kindle County and ushered in the era that spawned such mega-authors as John Grisham, Richard North Patterson, and David Baldacci. In Personal Injuries, Turow continues to innovate on legal fiction, but his achievement this time is not gained through clever plot twists (though there are several) or intense legal action (though there is much of that too). The achievement of mastery this time is via exquisitely drawn, Faulknerian characters--attorney Robbie Feaver, agent Evon Miller, U.S. Attorney Stan Sennett, and Justice Brendan Tuohey--whose lives become the driving mystery at the core of the book. The novel begins with Robbie Feaver seeking counsel from the narrator, attorney George Mason. For years, Feaver has been bribing several judges in the Common Law Claims Division to win favorable judgments. Now that U.S. Attorney Stan Sennett has uncovered Feaver's dirty little secret, he wants to use Feaver to get at the man he believes to be at the center of all the legal corruption in the metropolitan area, Brendan Tuohey, Presiding Judge of Common Law Claims and heir apparent to the Chief Justice of Kindle County Superior Court. With Mason as an advisor, Robbie assists Sennett and his team of FBI undercover agents in crafting a massive sting operation that involves an FBI-manufactured lawyer named "James McManis," a cast of fictional clients, and "Evon Miller"--a deep cover agent (and former Olympic athlete)--who poses as Robbie's paralegal and paramour. With a skill rarely found in genre fiction, Turow composes his narrative with variations on several recurring themes. The novel ripples with paranoia as the FBI enshrouds the legal community of Kindle County in a web of tapped phones, concealed cameras, and wired spies. At the center of indirection sit Robbie and Evon. The pair dance through an elegant game of erotically-charged hide and seek: Robbie the practiced liar and former actor, and Evon, the agent whose whole life must remain a fiction if she is to survive. At their best, legal thrillers leave readers confronting the core of their values and perceptions of legal and moral rectitude, [SC: 1.20], leichte Gebrauchsspuren, privates Angebot, 11x18x2,5, [GW: 237g], [PU: England]

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It was not an easy world to live in, particularly if you belonged. Patiala in the early 1980s. A town caught in a time warp, yoked to its princely past even as it grapples with the looming spectre of terrorism which plays havoc with Punjab through that decade. As terror and suspicion lurk everywhere, the protagonistssiblings Monty and Minnie, and Michael and Karunaplay out their respective destinies, evolving their own strategies to cope with the tumult of the times. While Michael briefly seeks nirvana in his motorbike before deciding he has had enough and Monty withdraws into silence, it is the womendemure Karuna, shocking her family with its first scandal, and willful Minnie, determined not to be a nice girlwho display the resilience to overcome the inertia spawned by fear and generations of conditioning. In this fascinating first novel, Neel Kamal Puri crafts a heartbreaking tale of people for whom life is often a dead end. Brimming with an array of memorable cameos, The Patiala Quartet is a loving and often hilarious look at growing-up: the pain, the heartaches, the choices we make, and how they make for the difference between survival and death, between holding on and letting go., Penguin Books India, Penguin Books Ltd. 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. Any fan of mysteries and thrillers knows if you read enough of them, you'll eventually develop a knack for predicting the outcome. Read a handful of A gatha Christies and you've nailed down her pattern. Harry Bosch will prevai l over evil, Spenser will find justice, Bernie will be exonerated. It doesn 't diminish the fun of getting there --- I've enjoyed every one and can't w ait for the next release --- but Scott Turow's legal thrillers are clearly on a different plane. They're never predictable; he can pack more surprises into a plot than you would think imaginable., Penguin Books Ltd, 2000

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[ED: Paperback], [PU: Penguin], Robbie Feaver is a successful personal injury lawyer, with a burgeoning practice, a way with the ladies and a beautiful wife he loves who is dying of an incurable illness. He also has a secret bank account where he occasionally deposits funds which make their way into the pockets of judges who decide Robbies cases. Robbie is apprehended and, in exchange for leniency, agrees to wear a wire as he continues to try to fix decisions. The FBI agent assigned to supervise him goes by the alias of Evon Miller. She is stocky, lonely, uncomfortable in her skin, and impervious to Robbies charms. And she carries secrets of her own . . . As the law tightens its net, Robbies and Evons stories will converge thrillingly and ultimately tragically . . ., [SC: 1.40], leichte Gebrauchsspuren, privates Angebot, [GW: 239g]

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Penguin Books Ltd. 2000. Paperback. Near Fine. Any fan of mysteries and thrillers knows if you read enough of them, you'll eventually develop a knack for predicting the outcome. Read a handful of A gatha Christies and you've nailed down her pattern. Harry Bosch will prevai l over evil, Spenser will find justice, Bernie will be exonerated. It doesn 't diminish the fun of getting there --- I've enjoyed every one and can't w ait for the next release --- but Scott Turow's legal thrillers are clearly on a different plane. They're never predictable; he can pack more surprises into a plot than you would think imaginable., Penguin Books Ltd, 2000

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Personal Injuries
Author:

Scott Turow

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Personal Injuries

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9780140292824

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780140292824
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0140292829
Paperback
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

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ISBN/EAN: 9780140292824

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0-14-029282-9, 978-0-14-029282-4

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