The Burden of Proof (Hardcover)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780374117344, 640pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 1990
Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide. In this book, Turow probes the character of this fascinating and complex man as Stern tries to uncover the truth about his wife's life.
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"A compelling novel... Turow is a master at dramatizing legal complexities... this complex, meditative novel is as richly entertaining as its predecessor."--Kirkus Reviews "Turow develops a complex, satisfying plot."--Publishers Weekly "Burden is not a book to pass up."--Toledo Blade