A Certain Justice

A Certain Justice

by John Lescroart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451217769
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/07/2006
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 292,768
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John Lescroart is the author of nineteen previous novels, including The Betrayal, The Suspect, The Hunt Club, The Motive, The Second Chair, The First Law, The Oath, The Hearing, and Nothing But the Truth. He lives in Northern California.

Hometown:

El Macero, California

Date of Birth:

January 14, 1948

Place of Birth:

Houston, Texas

Education:

B.A. in English with Honors, UC Berkeley, 1970

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At about eight-ten on an unusually hot and sultry evening a couple of weeks before the Fourth of July, Michael Mullen, a thirty-nine-year-old white accountant with a wife and three children all under eight, stopped his new black Honda Prelude at the corner of 19th and Dolores in the outer Noe Valley District of San Francisco.  Dolores is a divided street with a wide grassy area occasionally pocked with trees between the north and south lanes.
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What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"Catapults Lescroart into the top ranks of crime writers."
Playboy

"Engrossing."
San Francisco Examiner

"A terrific writer."
—Jonathan Kellerman

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A Certain Justice 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This story seemed so real. A crowd of drunks causing a riot and the whole story becomes racial. It's very interesting how the politicians get involved and make decisions to look good and get votes. Some big surprises in the ending. I enjoy the same characters in many of Lescroart's books and his writing style.
miyurose on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This is either part of the Dismas Hardy series or part of a separate Abe Glitsky series, depending on your source. I really enjoyed this book. Hardy hardly appears in it at all, so you really get to know Abe Glitsky. The "fugitives" are also very likable characters.I mostly had it figured out by the end (which I don't mind), but I forgot that I already knew about one of the twists from later books.
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I cant rate this book, because i couldnt get thru Nooks sample, the pages didnt come in order. I wont purchase