- Taschenbuch: 432 Seiten
- Verlag: Griffin; Auflage: Reprint (20. Mai 2014)
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-10: 1250048680
- ISBN-13: 978-1250048684
- Größe und/oder Gewicht: 14,1 x 3 x 20,8 cm
- Durchschnittliche Kundenbewertung: Schreiben Sie die erste Bewertung
- Amazon Bestseller-Rang: Nr. 1.048.271 in Fremdsprachige Bücher (Siehe Top 100 in Fremdsprachige Bücher)
The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption (Englisch) Taschenbuch – 20. Mai 2014
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"Laurence Leamer does a superb job of condensing this fifteen-year legal brawl into a highly readable and entertaining narrative. Greed, arrogance, injustice, corruption - it has it all, and, sadly, it's all true. Fortunately, it also has some heroes. This is a book I wish I had written."--John Grisham
"Includes fascinating real-life characters...Bestselling author Leamer offers a compelling nonfiction thriller...Leamer is masterful at presenting the important issues, strong personalities, political and legal machinations and economic stakes of the challenge to Massey, looking beyond the law to reveal a case about social inequities, greed, and arrogance."-"Booklist "(starred review)
"Riveting and compulsively readable...Leamer has produced a Shakespearean tale of greed, corporate irresponsibility, and personal hubris on one hand, and idealism, commitment to justice, and personal sacrifice on the other. Blankenship is a villain for all time, and Stanley and Fawcett are lawyers who bring honor to their profession."---"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
"Some readers will understandably confuse the contemporary history chronicled in Laurence Leamer's "The Price of Justice" for compelling fiction... an expansive, clearly crafted account ... Inspiring...Straightforward and elegant.""--The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "
"Kafkaesque considerations lie at the heart of "The Price of Justice" . . . If the whole thing reads like a Grisham novel, don't be surprised; Grisham based "The Appeal"""on many facts of the case. But it is a testament to Leamer's ability to capturing both the characters and the local West-Virginian ethos (he himself had worked in the mines while penning a piece in the early 70's) that the story functions just as well, if not more so, as nonfiction."-- "The Daily Beast "
""The Price of Justice" is the nail-biting, harrowing story of two courageous trial lawyers facing down corporate greed, Wall Street law firms, powerful politiciansa
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Laurence Leamer is the bestselling author of more than a dozen books, including "The Kennedy Women" and "Madness Under the Royal Palms." He is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in "The New York Times Magazine," "Harper's," and "Playboy," and has written cover stories for "Newsweek." He lives in Washington, D.C., and Palm Beach, Florida.
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Also, John Grisham said of Larry Leamer's work: "This is a book I wish I had written." . . . That speaks volumes.