The Hearing

The Hearing

Book - 2001
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The call comes at midnight. An up-and-coming lawyer has been found dead in a dark alley, a homeless herion addict holding a gun and lingering over her body. It looks like a robbery gone awry, a tragic and petty murder. But for homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky, the crime cuts close to home. Because Glitsky has a personal connection to this woman that even his best friend, lawyer Dismas Hardy, doesn't suspect. Now, as the city's ambitious D.A. tries to revive her troubled administration by seeking the death penalty, Dismas Hardy warily takes on the defense. But as he attempts to put his feelings aside and secure a fair hearing for his client, fragile fault lines of corruption, conspiracy, and murder begin to tremble under his scrutiny---and send back shock waves through the city of San Francisco ...
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2001
ISBN: 9780451204899
9780525945758
052594575X
Branch Call Number: F
Characteristics: 451 pages ;,24 cm

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May 29, 2011

This is my favorite book by Lescroart in the Dismas Hardy series so far

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FavouriteFiction Oct 06, 2009

A cop's daughter is murdered and the only suspect, a homeless man, is arrested. Ambitious D.A., Sharron Pratt seeks the limelight by vowing to deliver the death penalty and defense attorney Dismas Hardy tries to secure a fair trial for his client.

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