Stephen L. Carter has a PhD from Yale’s Law School. After practicing law for a couple of years, he became a full time professor for his alma mater. The Emperor of Ocean Park granted Carter the biggest advance ever paid for a first time novel. A movie is currently under development.
El emperador de Ocean Park (The Emperor of Ocean Park)by Stephen L. Carter
mysteries hide behind the “dispositions” that he left
Oliver Garland, a well-known conservative, Afro-American judge, has suddenly died, allegedly from a heart attack.The powerful judge had never been able to recover from a scandal that ruined his rising professional career towards the Supreme Court. Questions arise:Was Judge Garland murdered? What
mysteries hide behind the “dispositions” that he left hidden and which everybody wants to find? This is an
excellent thriller, and at the same time, a piercing study about the academic class and law professionals. Stephen L. Carter masterfully handles irony and suspense while dissecting the higher echelons of the Afro-American community in the United States.
- Random House Mondadori
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Spanish-language Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- October 26, 1954
- Place of Birth:
- Washington, D.C.
- B.A. Stanford University, 1976; J.D., Yale Law School, 1979
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