The Laws of Our Fathers

The Laws of Our Fathers

By Scott Turow

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374184230, 817pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 1996


A drive-by shooting of an aging white woman at a gang-plagued Kindle County housing project sets in motion Scott Turow's intensely absorbing novel. With its riveting suspense and idelibly drawn characters, "The Laws of our Fathers" shows why Turow is not only the master of the modern legal thriller but also one of America's most engaging and satisfying novelists.

About the Author
SCOT TUROW is the world-renowned author of eight bestselling novels about the law, including Presumed Innocent and Ordinary Heroes. He lives outside Chicago, where he is a partner in the firm of Sonnenschein, Nath and Rosenthal.

Praise For The Laws of Our Fathers

"Spectacularly worth the wait... Turow's grasp of the revolutionary fervor of the '60s and how it has later calmed into rueful, if still compassionate, acceptance, is masterly."--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) "The undisputed king of contemporary legal intrigue ... offers a sumptuous triple-decker."--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) "Turow's most ambitious novel yet."--The New York Times