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Last Trials of Clarence Darrow

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ISBN-10: 0061161497

ISBN-13: 9780061161490

Edition: 2009

Authors: Donald McRae

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The courtroom has been a dramatic setting for larger-than-life figures throughout history, but few have attained the almost mythical status of Clarence Darrow. A legend in his own time, Variety called him "America's greatest one-man stage draw." Here was a man whose flair for showmanship went hand in hand with a fierce intellect; a man whose shaky moral compass and staggering conceit collided at all turns with an unrivaled eloquence and an overwhelming compassion for humanity.Darrow had been one of the most revered lawyers in the country, but in 1924 his reputation was still clouded after a narrow escape from a charge of jury tampering in Los Angeles. At the age of sixty-seven he thought…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/9/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Back in the Loop
Tangled Together
Darrow on Trial
The Bridge of Sighs
Beyond Good and Evil
Courtroom Whispers
The Book of Love
The Pinch Hitter and the Politician
Hellfire Preachers and Biology Teachers
Monkey Business
A Duel to the Death
Darkness in Detroit
Bittersweet Blues
A Peculiar Fear
Sweet Again
Slipping Away
Epilogue: Ghosts
Afterword: Something Personal
Acknowledgments
Notes and Sources
Index