Gideon's Trumpet

Gideon's Trumpet

By Anthony Lewis

Vintage, Paperback, 9780679723127, 288pp.

Publication Date: April 23, 1989


A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964.

About the Author
Two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Anthony Lewis is the author of "Make No Law "and the bestseller "Gideon's Trumpet," In his nearly five decades of writing and reporting for "The New York Times" he served as the "Times"'s London bureau chief for eight years and as a columnist for the paper from 1969 until 2001. A Visiting Lombard Lecturer at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, he lives in Boston, Massachusetts.