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Verdict of twelve

Author: Raymond Postgate
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Academy Chicago Publishers, 1986, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A woman is on trial for her life, accused of murder. The twelve men and women of the jury must weigh the evidence and decide on her innocence or guilt. But they, too, are in a sense on trial, for each has his or her own burden of guilt and prejudice which could affect the outcome. Consequently, Verdict of twelve is a fascinating case study of the human mind as well as a gripping story. Hailed as one of the best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Postgate
ISBN: 0897331982 9780897331982
OCLC Number: 12973918
Description: 199 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Raymond Postgate.

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A woman is on trial for her life, accused of murder. Each of the 12 members of the jury has his or her own burden of guilt and prejudice which could effect the outcome. hailed as one of the best  Read more...

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"Verdict of Twelve "is a superb piece of writing and makes other horror stories seem flat and undiscerning." -- "New Yorker"

 
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