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Scott Turow is a writer and lawyer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 12, 1949. He received a B.A. from Amherst College in 1970 and an M.A. from Stanford University in 1974. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1978. He was an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago and served as a prosecutor in several corruption cases. Turow continues to work as an attorney. He has written numerous novels including Presumed Innocent, The Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, The Laws of Our Fathers, Personal Injuries, Ordinary Heroes, Limitations, Innocent, and Identical. His non-fiction works include One L about his experience as a law student and Ultimate Punishment about the death penalty. He has won numerous awards including the Heartland Prize in 2003 for Reversible Errors, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award in 2004 for Ultimate Punishment, and Time Magazine's Best Work of Fiction, 1999 for Personal Injuries. He will give a keynote speech at the National writer's Congress 2015. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Presumed Innocent… (more)
Presumed Innocent 4,241 copies, 73 reviews
The Burden of Proof 2,407 copies, 15 reviews
Pleading Guilty 1,794 copies, 20 reviews
Reversible Errors 1,654 copies, 19 reviews
The Laws of Our Fathers 1,613 copies, 14 reviews
Personal Injuries 1,509 copies, 19 reviews
Innocent 1,434 copies, 77 reviews
One L 1,254 copies, 26 reviews
Ordinary Heroes 1,253 copies, 27 reviews
Identical 827 copies, 30 reviews
Limitations 618 copies, 23 reviews
Testimony 492 copies, 24 reviews
The Last Trial 409 copies, 22 reviews
Suspect 190 copies, 8 reviews
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