The Burning Man

The Burning Man

by Phillip Margolin
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Overview

The Burning Man by Phillip Margolin

Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his mark in his father's venerable law firm when he's presented with the opportunity of a lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568954158
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Series: Wheeler Large Print Book Series
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 441
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Phillip Margolin was a practicing criminal defense attorney for twenty-five years, has tried many highprofile cases and has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. His previous novels are Heartstone, The Last Innocent Man, Gone, but Not Forgotten, After Dark, and The Burning Man. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two children.

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

B.A. in Government, American University, 1965; New York University School of Law, 1970

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Burning Man 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was the third book I've read of Philip Margolin and I am going to read all of them !!!! So many twisits and suspense I just couldn't stop reading.. Now I am going to read another one !!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Very good book. I kept reading it while walking to work. A few other friends of mine have read the book and couldn't have guessed the murderer until the end. I do agree that Margolin has written better. But I believe that this is one book that every Margolin fan should read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. It was about a young attorny name Peter Hale. Who work for his father law firm. Peter father Mr.Hale had a mulitimillion dollar case. Peter father was the lead counsel. He had an heart attack. During his attack he told his son to tell the judge to have a mistrial.Peter took it the case in his own hands. He lost the case.When his father returned home he was very upset that he lost the case. His father told him to leave and make it on his on. He the moves to a quiet Oregon town. He was working with a attorny. He then had a case dealing with a psychotic man accused of murder. Peter realized that he will end up killing his client due to greed.He the begins to realize what it takes to be a lawyer.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The plot was good, but I thought the characters were very poorly developed. The main character too immature to be believable and the dialogue was not realistic. The plot itself had a pretty good ending but the 'character ending' was something from a BAD soap opera. Not Margolin's best work by a long shot.