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									Scott TurowScott 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.

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Fact File

Scott Turow
Current Home:
Chicago, Illinois
Date of Birth:
April 12, 1949
Place of Birth:
Chicago, Illinois
B.A. in English, Amherst College, 1970; M.A., Stanford University, 1974; J.D., Harvard University, 1978
Silver Dagger of British Crime Writers Association for Presumed Innocent, 1987

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Turow's Latest

Published Works

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								Limitations, Author: 
								Scott Turow.

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by Scott Turow
Turow's latest compelling legal mystery features character George Mason from Personal Injuries. Originally commissioned and published in the New York Times Magazine, this edition contains additional material that will intrigue Turow's fans.
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*  One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School (1977)
*  Presumed Innocent (1987)
*  Burden of Proof (1990)
*  Pleading Guilty (1993)
*  Laws of Our Fathers (1996)
*  Personal Injuries (1999)
*  Reversible Errors (2002)
*  Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty (2003)
*  Ordinary Heroes (2005)
*  Limitations (2006)

*  See the Scott Turow chronology

Reading Recommendations

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								The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Author: 
								James Joyce, Thomas F. Staley (Editor).

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The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
by James Joyce, Thomas F. Staley (Editor)
Turow says that this Joyce classic is the novel that most influenced his life, "because it first showed me that power of fiction to uplift and articulate what I took as wild and private dreams." Other books on Turow's list of favorites include The Count of Monte Cristo "for its spectacular plot," and Tell Me a Riddle "for its inventiveness and power."

*  The Count of Monte Cristo   by Alexandre Dumas
*  Tell Me a Riddle   by Tillie Olsen

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The Best Book to Read First

An Inside Look at Law School

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								Presumed Innocent, Author: 
								Scott Turow.

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Presumed Innocent
by Scott Turow
Turow dished to Publishers Weekly about his hit novel, saying: "Absolutely everybody in the novel is guilty of something. That's a truth of life that I learned as a prosecutor. We all do things we wish we hadn't done and that we're not necessarily proud of."

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								One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School, Author: 
								Scott Turow.

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One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School
by Scott Turow
Turow is author of another popular rollercoaster ride filled with drama and peril -- but it's his true-life account of being a first-year Harvard law student. A lot has changed for since Turow published this book in 1977; a new edition features an afterword

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