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Turow, Scott

Overview
Works: 556 works in 2,769 publications in 23 languages and 70,486 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Legal stories  Legal fiction (Literature)  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  War stories  Biographies  Drama  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction, Collector, win, Compiler
Classifications: PS3570.U754, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scott Turow
Presumed innocent by Scott Turow( Book )

256 editions published between 1986 and 2020 in 13 languages and held by 5,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of crimes
The burden of proof by Scott Turow( Book )

136 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criminal defense lawyer Alejandro "Sandy" Stern copes with his wife's suicide, his three grown children and a government investigation of his brother-in-law's successful brokerage house
Pleading guilty by Scott Turow( Book )

100 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 4,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kindle County, Where skies are generally gray and the truth is seldom simple, is one of the most renowned and fascinating locales in contemporary American fiction. In Pleading Guilty Scott Turow takes us there again, in an edge-of-the-chair story rife with indelible characters and riveting suspense - 1993's most unforgettable reading experience." "Our guide is McCormack A. "Mack" Malloy, fiftyish ex-cop, almost ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane at Gage & Griswell, one of Kindle County's top-notch law firms, who has been charged by the firm's Oversight Committee with a highly sensitive task. Bert Kamin, G & G's gifted, erratic, impossibly combative star litigator, has been missing for weeks. Also missing is $5.6 million from a fund established to settle a massive air-disaster class-action suit against TransNational Airlines, the world's largest carrier and G & G's biggest client. The Committee needs Mack to find Bert and the money. Immediately." "His search takes us into the inner sanctums of G & G, where Mack's close-to-the-vest partners - among them his good friend and sometime bedmate Emilia "Brushy" Bruccia - jockey and plot. He ventures into the dark heart of the city itself, to the Russian bath in the far West End, where the mysterious Kam Roberts has left tracks. Before long he runs up against his former beat partner and longtime nemesis, the odious Pigeyes. And a cold corpse." "Mack is foul-mouthed, expansive, and sensual, weighed down by a profound familiarity with the ways of the world and his own ineradicable weaknesses, yet blessed with an incorrigible black-Irish sense of humor. He carries secrets of his own and knows that, as the police are fond of saying, there are no victims. Lovable, unreliable, a master sleuth, and an inimitable guide to an ominous and enthralling world, he may well be Scott Turow's supreme fictional creation to date."--Jacket
Reversible errors by Scott Turow( Book )

85 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This suspenseful novel is about a vicious triple murder and the man condemned to die for it. Complicating the situation is that the judge who originally found the man guilty is only recently out of prison herself, having served time for taking bribes
Personal injuries by Scott Turow( Book )

123 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 4,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robbie Feaver (pronounced "favor") is a charismatic personal injury lawyer with a high profile practice, a way with the ladies, and a beautiful wife (whom he loves), who is dying of an irreversible illness. He also has a secret bank account where he occasionally deposits funds that make their way into the pockets of the judges who decide Robbie's cases. Robbie is caught by the Feds, and, in exchange for leniency, agrees to "wear a wire" as he continues to try to fix decisions. The FBI agent assigned to supervise him goes by the alias of Evon Miller. She is lonely, uncomfortable in her skin, and impervious to Robbie's charms. And she carries secrets of her own. As the law tightens its net, Robbie's and Evon's stories converge thrillingly. Scott Turow takes us into, the world of greed and human failing. He also shows us enduring love and quiet, unexpected heroism
Innocent by Scott Turow( Book )

79 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two years after being exonerated for the murder of his mistress, Rusty Sabich, now an appellate court judge, comes under suspicion again when his wife dies, apparently from natural causes, but Rusty chooses to keep her death a secret for a full day
The laws of our fathers by Scott Turow( Book )

99 editions published between 1966 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder trial of a Black gangster accused of killing a State senator's wife, shot driving her husband's car. Question is, was the ambush meant for the senator, as police claim, or was she, in fact, the intended victim in a plot involving the senator?
Ordinary heroes by Scott Turow( Book )

76 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stewart Dubinsky plunges into the mystery of his family's secret history when he discovers his deceased father's wartime letters to his former fiancâee, revealing his court-martial and imprisonment during World World II
Identical by Scott Turow( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mayoral candidate's brother is released from prison 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, a situation that leads to the re-opening of the case
Testimony by Scott Turow( Book )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of fifty, prosecutor Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his law career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped by the International Criminal Court, an organization charged with prosecuting crimes against humanity, he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. Over ten years ago, in the apocalyptic chaos following the Bosnian war, an entire Roma refugee camp vanished. Now for the first time, a witness has stepped forward: Ferko Rincic claims that armed men marched the camp's Gypsy residents to a cave in the middle of the night -- and then with a hand grenade set off an avalanche, burying 400 people alive. Only Ferko survived. Boom's task is to examine Ferko's claims and determine who might have massacred the Roma. His investigation takes him from the International Criminal Court's base in Holland to the cities and villages of Bosnia and secret meetings in Washington, DC, as Boom sorts through a host of suspects ranging from Serb paramilitaries to organized crime gangs to the US government itself, while also maneuvering among the alliances and treacheries of those connected to the case: Layton Merriwell, a disgraced United States major general desperate to salvage his reputation; Sergeant Major Atilla Doby, a vital cog in American military operations near the camp at the time of the Roma's disappearance; Laza Kajevic, the brutal former leader of the Bosnian Serbs; Esma Czarni, Ferko's alluring barrister; and of course, Ferko himself, on whose testimony the entire case rests -- and who may know more than he's telling
The last trial by Scott Turow( Recording )

38 editions published between 2020 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At 85 years old, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial. In a case that will provide the defining coda to both men's accomplished lives, Stern probes beneath the surface of his friend's dazzling veneer as a distinguished cancer researcher. As the trial progresses, Stern will question everything he thought he knew about his friend. Despite Pafko's many failings, is he innocent of the terrible charges laid against him? How far will Stern go to save his friend, and-no matter the trial's outcome-will he ever know the truth? Stern's duty to defend his client and his belief in the power of the judicial system both face a final, terrible test in the courtroom, where the evidence and reality are sometimes worlds apart"
Limitations by Scott Turow( Book )

64 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life would seem to have gone well for George Mason. His days as a criminal defense lawyer are long behind him. At fifty-nine, he has sat as a judge on the Court of Appeals in Kindle County for nearly a decade. Yet, when a disturbing rape case is brought before him, the judge begins to question the very nature of the law and his role within it
Ultimate punishment : a lawyer's reflections on dealing with the death penalty by Scott Turow( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this vivid account of how his views on the death penalty have evolved, Turow describes his own experiences with capital punishment from his days as an impassioned young prosecutor to his recent service on the Illinois commission which investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan's unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in office
Innocent by Scott Turow( Recording )

40 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rusty Sabich, now over sixty years old and the chief judge of an appellate court, finds his wife, Barbara, dead under mysterious circumstances, Tommy Molto accuses him of murder for the second time
Identical by Scott Turow( Recording )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based loosely on the myth of Castor and Pollux, this is the story of identical twins Paul and Cass Giannis and the complex relationships between their family and their former neighbors, the Kronons. The novel focuses principally on events in 2008, when Paul is a candidate for Mayor of Kindle County, and Cass is released from the penitentiary, 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, Athena Kronon. The plot centers on the re-investigation of Athena's murder, carried out together by Evon Miller, an ex-FBI agent who is the head of security for the Kronon family business ZP, and private investigator Tim Brodie, 81, a former homicide detective. The complex web of murder, sex, and betrayal-as only Scott Turow could weave-dramatically unfolds, and the chilling truth is revealed: people will believe what they want to believe
Reversible errors : a novel by Scott Turow( Recording )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fate of Rommy Gandolph, an inmate on death row for a triple murder in Kindle County, and the legal friends and foes who hold the keys to his fate. As Rommy nears execution, Arthur Raven, his reluctant court-appointed lawyer, learns of new evidence that may exonerate him. But they run up against Muriel Wynn, Kindle County's formidable chief deputy prosecuting attorney, and Larry Starczek, the original detective on the case, who believe Rommy deserves to die--for many reasons, not all of which have to do with Rommy
Testimony by Scott Turow( Recording )

35 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill ten Boom has walked out on everything he thought was important to him: his career, his wife, Kindle County, even his country. Still, when he is tapped to examine the disappearance of an entire Gypsy refugee camp--unsolved for ten years--he feels drawn to what will become the most elusive case of his career. In order to uncover what happened during the apocalyptic chaos after the Bosnian War, Boom must navigate a host of suspects ranging from Serb paramilitaries to organized crime gangs to the U.S. government, while also maneuvering among the alliances and treacheries of those connected to the case: Morgan Merriwell, a disgraced U.S. Major General; Ferko Rincic, the massacre's sole survivor; and Esma Czarni, an alluring barrister with secrets to protect
Ordinary heroes : [a novel] by Scott Turow( Recording )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stewart Dubinsky knew his father had served in World War II. And he'd been told how David Dubin (as his father had Americanized the name that Stewart later reclaimed) had rescued Stewart's mother from the horror of the Balingen concentration camp. But when he discovers, after his father's death, a packet of wartime letters to a former fianceé, and learns of his father's court-martial and imprisonment, he is plunged into the mystery of his family's secret history and driven to uncover the truth about this enigmatic, distant man who'd always refused to talk about his war. As he pieces together his father's past through military archives, letters, and, finally, notes from a memoir his father wrote while in prison, secretly preserved by the officer who defended him, Stewart starts to assemble a dramatic and baffling chain of events
Personal injuries : [a novel] by Scott Turow( Recording )

56 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal injury lawyer agrees to wear a wire while trying to fix court decisions, while the FBI agent assigned to supervise him carries secrets of her own
Anatomy of innocence : testimonies of the wrongfully convicted by Laura Caldwell( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recalling the great muckrakers of the past, an outraged team of America's best-selling writers unite to confront the disasters of wrongful convictions. Wrongful convictions, long regarded as statistical anomalies in an otherwise sound justice system, now appear with frightening regularity. But few people understand just how or why they happen and, more important, the immeasurable consequences that often haunt the lucky few who are acquitted, years after they are proven innocent. Now, in this groundbreaking anthology, fourteen exonerated inmates narrate their stories to a roster of high-profile mystery and thriller writers?including Lee Child, Sara Paretsky, Laurie R. King, Jan Burke and S.J. Rozan?while another exoneree's case is explored in a previously unpublished essay by legendary playwright Arthur Miller. An astonishing and unique collaboration, these testimonies bear witness to the incredible stories of innocent men and women who were convicted of serious crimes and cast into the maw of a vast and deeply flawed American criminal justice system before eventually, and miraculously, being exonerated. Introduced by best-selling authors Scott Turow and Barry Scheck, these master storytellers capture the tragedy of wrongful convictions as never before and challenge readers to confront the limitations and harsh realities of the American criminal justice system. Lee Child tells of Kirk Bloodsworth, who obsessively read about the burgeoning field of DNA testing, cautiously hoping that it held the key to his acquittal?until he eventually became the first person to be exonerated from death row based on DNA evidence. Judge John Sheldon and author Gayle Lynds team up to share Audrey Edmunds's experience raising her children long distance from her prison cell. And exoneree Gloria Killian recounts to S.J. Rozan her journey from that fateful "knock on the door" and the initial shock of accusation to the scars she carries today. Together, the powerful stories collected within the Anatomy of Innocence detail every aspect of the experience of wrongful conviction, as well as the remarkable depths of endurance sustained by each exoneree who never lost hope
 
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Alternative Names
Scott Turow Ameerika Ühendriikide kirjanik

Scott Turow Amerika nira ŋun baŋsim ziligi alikaale tali puuni ka o nyɛ doo

Scott Turow Amerikaans advocaat

Scott Turow amerikai író

Scott Turow amerikansk advokat

Scott Turow amerykański pisarz

Scott Turow écrivain américain

Scott Turow escriptor estatunidenc

Scott Turow escritor estadounidense

Scott Turow scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Scott Turow scriitor american

Scott Turow scrittore statunitense

Scott Turow shkrimtar amerikan

Scott Turow US-amerikanischer Jurist und Autor

Scott Turow yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Turovas Skotas

Turovs, Skots 1949-

Turow S.

Turow S. 1949-

Turow, Scott

Turow, Scott 1946-

Tūrū, Skūt 1949-

Typoy, Ckott

Скот Търоу

Скот Търоу американски писател

Скотт Туров

Скотт Туров американский писатель

Туров С

Туров С. 1949-

Туроу Скотт

Туроу, Скотт, 1949-

טורו, סקוט

סקוט טורוב סופר אמריקאי

اسکات تارو وکیل آمریکایی

سكوت تورو

스콧 터로

터로우, 스콧 1949-

スコット・トゥロー

タロー, スコット

トゥロー, スコット

斯各特·图罗

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