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Powers of attorney

Author: Louis Auchincloss
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Auchincloss was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1965. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005. This collection of short stories combine this vocation as a writer with his career as a practicing lawyer. They combine to tell the story of the fictional firm of Towers, Tilney & Webb, and their plots are as interwoven as are the lives of the characters involved.
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Genre/Form: Legal fiction (Literature)
Fiction
Legal stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Auchincloss, Louis.
Powers of attorney.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1963
(OCoLC)568746800
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Auchincloss
OCLC Number: 279750
Description: 280 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Power in trust --
Power of suggest --
Power of bequest --
The single reader --
The revenges of Mrs. Abercrombie --
The mavericks --
The power of appointment --
From bed and board --
The deductible yacht --
The "true story" of Lavinia Todd --
The ambassador from Wall Street --
The crowning offer.
Other Titles: Single reader.
Revenges of Mrs. Abercrombie.
Mavericks.
Power of appointment.
Deductible yacht.
True story of Lavinia Todd.
Ambassador from Wall Street.
Crowning offer.
Responsibility: by Louis Auchincloss.

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Auchincloss was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1965. He received the National Medal of Arts in 2005. This collection of short stories combine this vocation as a writer with his career as a practicing lawyer. They combine to tell the story of the fictional firm of Towers, Tilney & Webb, and their plots are as interwoven as are the lives of the characters involved.

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