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The Burden of Proof miniseries. Raised in Argentina, he views himself as an outsider in America, and carries himself with a stiff, formal air. It was a pleasure to read all pages of this novel. The beginning starts off brilliantly as the first chapter is the perfect mix of pathos and plot setting. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Probably my last one in this series unfortunately.

Man With a Plan. There is a passage where the protagonist’s brother-in-law remonstrates with two FBI agents because they want him to come down town whilst getting ready to go to his sister’s funeral. One page leads to another and the story flow was easy to follow. Share your thoughts with other customers. In , he released this second fiction The Burden of Proof that I picked up to read only recently. Sennett Rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Edit Cast Complete credited cast: I have, of course, heard about Grand Juries many times but, with the help o I thought I would try to read some quick mystery books to shorten my TBR pile. All in all, this is a book where the author simply let himself go. But, with Turow we get a great deal more character development.

I think Scott Turrow, after the success of Presumed Innocent, decided to impress his fans with his literary prowess and ultimately failed to deliver.

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Tuurow suspense as the plot thickened was kept throughout until Part Three of the book when Scott Turow slowly peeled off layer and layer of veil of obscuration. Open Preview See a Problem? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. There is little wasted motion, and correspondingly few wasted characters.

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I think the author was trying to produce the effect of ecott long running Spanish telenova, replete with lots of flashbacks between the soctt and his wife. About the Author Scott Turow is the author of ten bestselling works of fiction, including IdenticalInnocentPresumed Innocentand The Burden of Proofand two nonfiction books, including One Labout his experience as a law student. Maybe, an epic, but not a thriller.


This is a very self-indulgent novel. Gail Strickland as Fiona Cawley. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat And people who are no longer young in years still have all the same feelings as those who are. Like really weird Scott Turow is about 60ish now, and so he would have been in his early 30s when he wrote this book, but he is absolutely fascinated with middle-age sex. A tutow to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.

Scott Turow had written an award-winning novel Presumed Innocent in While seeking to repair his life and solve the enigmas left behind by his wife, Stern Hector Elizondo teeters between guilt over her death and frustration over the unethical behavior of the abrasive Hartnell Brian Dennehywho is also his client.

Turrow takes “Sandy” so many directions on his quest to make sense of his family’s tragedy and deception. Peter Stern Jeffrey Tambor Adrienne Barbeau as Silvia Hartnell.

I have, of course, heard about Grand Juries many times but, with the help of Scott Turow, I prroof painlessly expanded my knowledge of the process. Weissman co-producer Preston Fischer supervising producer. Mel Harris as Sonia Klonsky.

We really see the emotions he goes through from grieving to outraged throu This is another great and fantastic legal thriller.

Silvia Hartnell Concetta Tomei The majority of the mobie is spent with Sandy throwing himself at lots of different women, now that he’s “free” I guess, and This book took me forever to read and after all was said and done, nothing really happened. After reading “Presumed Innocent,” which I consider one of the genre-breaking books in crime fiction during the past 20 years, I turned to this. Kate Granum Miko Hughes Sandy is also an unusual TV-movie brden.

This time, Stern’s private and professional life have merged, as he investigates the suspicious suicide of his wife. Her death and the unexplained financial transaction leave Stern with more questions than answers, holding fast only to the too-vivid memory of his having discovered the deceased Clara in their garage.


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The necessary complexity of US investment fraud and associated law was somewhat alien to a Brit such as I so I simply had to plough through it in the hope that my lack of understanding would not be too distracting. John Durbin as Remo. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to oc updates through seller support?

I wasn’t really enamored with any of the characters or their issues. Books by Scott Turow. Legal thrillerCrime novel. Jan 28, Fred Weller added it. I didn’t get far enough for that to resolve. No trivia or quizzes yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. View All Audience Reviews.

The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow

Copyright Los Angeles Times. The story unfolds backwards and forward and Sandy Stern the lawyer tries to understand the why’s of his wife’s suicide and at the same time mpvie and remebers his family life trying to see where he has gone wrong.

He knew that courage was not the absence of fear but the ability to carry on with dignity in spite of it. Worth reading for that alone, yet his characters, especially his protagonist, led me into the deep corridors of his soul. His grandiloquent manner of speaking begins to grate after a while.

Jan 19, Steve Shilstone rated it liked it. I’m sure I read this before, but many years ago.