Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned

Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned Author John A. Farrell
ISBN-10 0767927591
ISBN-13 9780767927598
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 592
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for BiographyThe definitive biography of Clarence Darrow the brilliant idiosyncratic lawyer who defended John Scopes in the Monkey Trial and gave voice to the populist masses at the turn of the twentieth century thus changing American law forever Amidst the tumult of the industrial age and the progressive era Clarence Darrow became Americas greatest defense attorney successfully championing poor workers blacks and social and political outcasts against big business fundamentalist religion Jim Crow and the US government His courtroom stylea mixture of passion improvisation charm and tactical geniuswon miraculous reprieves for men doomed to hang In Farrells hands Darrow is a Byronic figure a renegade whose commitment to liberty led him to heroic courtroom battles and legal trickery alike

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