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Er lebte zwanzig Jahre an der Seite einer Mörderin - doch erst seit sie tot ist, wird sie ihm wirklich gefährlich

Ein Mann sitzt stundenlang am Ende eines Bettes, in dem eine tote Frau liegt. Seine Frau. Erst am nächsten Morgen ruft er die Polizei. Er – Kandidat für einen Sitz am obersten Gerichtshof – wird des Mordes angeklagt werden. Alles wird gegen ihn sprechen. Er wird ...
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Der letzte Beweis

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Overview

Er lebte zwanzig Jahre an der Seite einer Mörderin - doch erst seit sie tot ist, wird sie ihm wirklich gefährlich

Ein Mann sitzt stundenlang am Ende eines Bettes, in dem eine tote Frau liegt. Seine Frau. Erst am nächsten Morgen ruft er die Polizei. Er – Kandidat für einen Sitz am obersten Gerichtshof – wird des Mordes angeklagt werden. Alles wird gegen ihn sprechen. Er wird beweisen müssen, dass er unschuldig ist.

Vor zwanzig Jahren hatte Rusty Sabich eine Affäre mit einer Kollegin, bevor diese brutal ermordet wurde. Sein Widersacher in der Staatsanwaltschaft von Kindle County, Tommy Molto, hatte unnachgiebig versucht, Rustys Schuld zu beweisen, seine Karriere zu ruinieren und sein Leben zu zerstören. Jetzt findet sich Rusty wieder an der Seite einer toten Frau. Diesmal will Tommy Molto zu Ende bringen, was er damals begonnen hat.

Treue und Verrat, Schuld und Vergebung, die Dämonen des Egos, der Schwäche, der Verlockung im Ringen mit hohen Idealen in einer ungerechten Welt: Wie kein anderer versteht sich Scott Turow darauf, ein spannendes Gerichtsverfahren zu inszenieren, in dem er seine Figuren an den Rand ihres seelischen Abgrunds treten lässt. Mit "Der letzte Beweis" legt Turow wieder einen klassischen großen Justizthriller vor und übertrifft sich selbst als Meister des Genres, das er mit "Aus Mangel an Beweisen" begründete.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783641048211
  • Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
  • Publication date: 8/13/2010
  • Language: German
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: German-language Edition
  • Pages: 576
  • File size: 628 KB

Meet the Author

Scott Turow
A lawyer-turned-writer acknowledged to be every bit as good as Grisham, if not better, Scott Turow is still working hard at turning out believable, complex legal thrillers -- and still working hard in the legal practice that fuels his writing.

Biography

In addition to writing cinematic legal thrillers like Presumed Innocent (1987), Reversible Errors (2002), and Limitations (2006), lawyer Scott Turow has also drawn upon his personal and professional experience for thought-provoking nonfiction that includes One L (1977), an account of his freshman year at Harvard Law, and Ultimate Punishment (2003), a reflection on capital punishment. His essays and op-ed pieces have appeared in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and other distinguished publications. In 2005, he forayed into historical fiction with Ordinary Heroes, an emotionally resonant novel inspired by his father's experiences in World War II. A practicing attorney with experience in both civil and criminal law, Turow has become involved in extensive pro bono work on death penalty cases.

Good To Know

Turow rarely writes his novels in a linear fashion from beginning to end. Instead, he sketches out individual scenes and then figures out where they fit into the grand scheme of a story.

Turow may be a bestselling author who has sold roughly 25 million books worldwide, but this crusading attorney has yet to give up his day job!

Don't let that "F" on your report card deter you from a writing career; just look at Turow, who flunked freshman English in high school, but whose shelves are currently lined with literary awards.

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    1. Hometown:
      Chicago, Illinois
    1. Date of Birth:
      April 12, 1949
    2. Place of Birth:
      Chicago, Illinois
    1. Education:
      B.A. in English, Amherst College, 1970; M.A., Stanford University, 1974; J.D., Harvard University, 1978
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