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The last trials of Clarence Darrow

Author: Donald McRae
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A profile of the controversial twentieth-century defense attorney is presented through accounts of three of his history-making trials including the defense of a pair of teenage murder suspects, the Scopes Monkey Trial, and the Ossian Sweet murder case inDetroit.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow; Clarence Darrow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald McRae
ISBN: 9780061161490 0061161497
OCLC Number: 232978214
Description: viii, 422 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Donald McRae.

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A profile of the controversial twentieth-century defense attorney is presented through accounts of three of his history-making trials including the defense of a pair of teenage murder suspects, the Scopes Monkey Trial, and the Ossian Sweet murder case inDetroit.

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