Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his mark in his father's venerable law firm. When his father is taken ill in the midst of a big ...Show synopsisPeter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his mark in his father's venerable law firm. When his father is taken ill in the midst of a big money case he decides to pursue it, against his father's wishes, seeing his chance to prove he's the whizz-kid lawyer he knows himself to be. In his zeal to prove himself he loses the lot - the case, his job and his father. Unemployed and disinherited, Peter takes the only job he is offered - that of a public defender in a small Oregon town. He hope to make good there and re-instate himself in his father's good books. However, once gain his ambition gets the better of him when he takes on a death penalty case, representing amentally retarded man accused of a brutal murder. It's only when he realises that his greed and his ego may end up killing his client that he understands what it means to be a good lawyer - and to become a manHide synopsis
Description:New. Hardback w/ DJ. Enjoyable reading copy for your personal...New. Hardback w/ DJ. Enjoyable reading copy for your personal pleasure. Page edges have light discoloration/tanning. You are buying a Book in NEW condition with very light shelf wear to include very light edge and corner wear.
Description:New in fine dust jacket. bright shiny, brand new book, dj very...New in fine dust jacket. bright shiny, brand new book, dj very slightest corner rubs else new. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Audience: General/trade.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!