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By Jonathan Harr

ISBN-10: 0394563492

ISBN-13: 9780394563497

ISBN-10: 0679772677

ISBN-13: 9780679772675

This actual tale of an epic court docket showdown, the place of the nation's greatest firms have been accused of inflicting the deaths of kids from water illness, used to be a number one nationwide bestseller and winner of the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award.
 
defined as “a page-turner jam-packed with greed, duplicity, heartache, and bare-knuckle felony brinksmanship by way of The big apple Times, A Civil Action is the searing, compelling story of a felony procedure long past awry—one within which greed and gear struggle an endless fight opposed to justice. but it's also the tale of the way one guy can eventually make a distinction.  Representing the bereaved mom and dad, the unlikeliest of heroes emerges: a tender, flamboyant Porsche-driving legal professional who hopes to win thousands of bucks and finally ends up approximately wasting every thing, together with his sanity. With an unstoppable narrative energy equivalent to Truman Capote’s In chilly Blood, A Civil Action is an unforgettable studying event that might go away the reader either stunned and enlightened.
 
A Civil Action was once made right into a motion picture starring John Travolta and Robert Duvall.

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