- Personal Injuries
infobox Book |
name = Personal Injuries
language = English
Legal thriller, Crime novel
Farrar Straus & Giroux
media_type = Print (Hardback &
pages = 403 (hardback)
preceded_by = "
The Laws of Our Fathers"
followed_by = "
Personal Injuries is a novel by
Scott Turowwhich was published in 1999. Like all of Turow's novels, it takes place in fictional Kindle Countyand many of the characters are recognized from other Turow novels.
In "Personal Injuries", Turow continues to explore the justice system through Faulknerian characters such as attorney Robbie Feaver, agent Evon Miller, U.S. Attorney Stan Sennett, and Justice Brendan Tuohey. These individuals drive the mystery at the core of the book.The novel begins with Robbie Feaver seeking advice from attorney George Mason, the narrator. Feaver admits that he has been bribing several judges in the Common Law Claims Division to win favorable judgments for years. U.S. Attorney Stan Sennett has uncovered Feaver's secret and wants Feaver to strike a deal to get at the man he believes to be at the center of all the legal corruption in the metropolitan area, Brendan Tuohey, Presiding Judge of Common Law Claims and heir apparent to the Chief Justice of Kindle County Superior Court. An undercover scheme is put in motion to trap the guilty parties. The novel follows the
FBIas it pursues the legal community of Kindle Countyin a web of tapped phones, concealed cameras, and wired spies.
Time Magazinenamed "Personal Injuries" as the Best Fiction Novel of 1999.
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