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The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow

The Burden of Proof (2000)

by Scott Turow

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Once again, I had no clue what would happen around the next bend. ( )
  LaurinLooLoo | Apr 1, 2013 |
Another great one by Mr. Turow! I wish I had the time to read the rest of the books he's written. Maybe one day. ( )
  Anagarika-Sean | Sep 25, 2010 |
This book is entertaining...but not Turow's best work. If you like to read about the sexual fantasies of a 60-year old attorney, this book is for you. The story is somewhat compelling but ends quite disappointingly (and quite predictably).

If you are reading this after 'Presumed Innocent' you will likely be disappointed. ( )
  levasssp | Jun 21, 2010 |
Another great one by Mr. Turow! I wish I had the time to read the rest of the books he's written. Maybe one day. ( )
  Anagarika | Oct 30, 2009 |
2477 The Burden of Proof, by Scott Turow (read 7 Dec 1992) This book has as a character the lawyer who was in Presumed Innocent, but it is not a sequel to that fascinating book. Nor is it nearly as good a book as Presumed Innocent. This book disgusts by its immoral characters, and Sandy Stern, its central character, after 30 years of faithfulness to his wife suddenly turns into a tomcat. The story is not too compelling and having all the usual obscenities scattered through it made it not a good read. ( )
  Schmerguls | Apr 26, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446360589, Mass Market Paperback)

Turow's acclaimed second novel, which topped international bestseller lists, is now available in trade paperback. Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, faces an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched. It reveals a family caught in a maelstrom of hidden crimes, shocking secrets, and warring passions.

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A leading defense attorney in a midwestern city, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, returns home from a business trip to find his wife has committed suicide.

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