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One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School

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"A wonderful book...it should be read by anyone who has ever contemplated going to law school. Or anyone who has ever worried about being human." -The New York Times

It was a year of terrors and triumphs, of depressions and elations, of compulsive work, pitiless competition, and, finally, mass hysteria. It was Scott Turow's first year at the oldest, biggest, most esteemed center of legal education in the United States. Turow's experiences at Harvard Law School, where freshmen are dubbed One Ls, parallel those of first-year law students everywhere. His gripping account of this critical, formative year in the life of a lawyer is as suspenseful, said The New York Times, as "the most absorbing of thrillers."

Synopsis:

The #1 bestselling author of "Presumed Innocent" and "Innocent" shares the story of his turbulent first year at Harvard Law School.

About the Author

Scott Turow is the international best-selling author of The Burden of Proof, Pleading Guilty, The Laws of Our Fathers, and Presumed Innocent, and the sequel, Innocent. His essays and op-ed pieces have appeared in The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The New Yorker. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School and lives outside of Chicago, where he is a partner in the firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143119029
Author:
Turow, Scott
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Lawyers & Judges
Subject:
Legal Education
Subject:
Biography-Lawyers and Judges
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20101231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.06 x 5.39 x 0.66 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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