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, Fernando Gari Puig (Translator)
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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