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El emperador de Ocean Park (The Emperor of Ocean Park)
     

El emperador de Ocean Park (The Emperor of Ocean Park)

by Stephen L. Carter, Fernando Gari Puig (Translator)
 

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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307209337
Publisher:
Random House Mondadori
Publication date:
09/21/2004
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

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.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Connecticut
Date of Birth:
October 26, 1954
Place of Birth:
Washington, D.C.
Education:
B.A. Stanford University, 1976; J.D., Yale Law School, 1979

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