|About the Book|
Presumed Innocent was the fiction debut of the decade--a magnetic work of suspense that earned Turow acclaim for his unparalleled storytelling gifts. Now, in a brilliant follow-up, Scott Turow stakes his claim as an American master, in a mesmerizing novel of law, family and deceit.Alejandro Sandy Stern--the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent--comes home to discover that his wife of 30 years has committed suicide, leaving behind a web of mystery, money and guilt. While Stern hunts for answers, he is caught up in the threatened Federal prosecution of his most powerful and troublesome client--his own brother-in-law. Now, after a life of success, Sandy Stern is a man in desperate need of many truths--about his family, his uncertain future and the troubled legacy his wife left behind.