In The Burden of Proof, Scott Turow probes the fascinating and complex character of Alejandro Stern as he tries to uncover the truth about his wife's life.
Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide.
Criminal defense lawyer Alejandro ``Sandy'' Stern copes with his wife's suicide, his three grown children and a government investigation of his brother-in-law's successful brokerage house. ``Turow develops a complex, satisfying plot, steeped in law and finance, that turns perhaps too often on coincidence but remains utterly faithful to its deeply probed characters,'' said PW. $200,000 ad/promo.
Burden of Proof
Really well written with a great plot and superb character development. Terrific follow up for anyone who remembers Presumed Innocent. The affection of Sandy Stern the Argentinian Alejandro Stern is so well done. You can almost hear his accent.
Hard to beat the story and the characters.
The burden of proof
The writing is exquisite and the plot twist and turns are never overplayed nor totally expected .
The Burden of Proof
Halfway through I remembered why I stopped buying Scott Turow books. Silly, save your money. Get Sycamore Row by John Grisham instead.