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Author: William Lashner
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2003] ©2003
Series: Victor Carl novels, [3].
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"'Lust will make a fool of any man, but it is only love that can truly ruin him.' So says Victor Carl, the ethically adventurous Philadelphia lawyer who usually ends up doing the right thing, but, as his law partner says, often for all the wrong reasons. Late one night Victor gets a panicked phone call from an old law school classmate. Guy Forrest claims he has just found the body of his fiancée lying murdered in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legal fiction (Literature)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Lashner
ISBN: 0060508167 9780060508166 0060508183 9780060508180
OCLC Number: 49583517
Awards: Short-listed for Shamus Award (Private Eye Novel) 2004
Description: 437 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Victor Carl novels, [3].
Responsibility: William Lashner.
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When old law school classmate Guy Forrest is accused of murdering his beautiful lover, Hailey Prouix, in their Main Line love nest, Carl agrees to represent him -- while keeping silent about his own  Read more...

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