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- DescriptionAn African-American man accused of rape by a humiliated girl. A vengeful father. A courageous attorney. A worshipful daughter. Think you kw this story? Think again.Laura Lippman, the extravagantly gifted (Chicago Tribune)New York Timesbestselling author, delivers one of her best vels (Washington Post) a modern twist on To Kill a Mockingbird.Scott Turow writes in the New York Times, Wilde Lake is a real success. Luisa Lu Brant is the newly elected state s attorney representing suburban Maryland including the famous planned community of Columbia, created to be a utopia of racial and ecomic equality. Prosecuting a controversial case involving a disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death, the fiercely ambitious Lu is determined to avoid the traps that have destroyed other competitive, successful women. She s going to play it smart to win this case and win big cementing her political future.But her intensive preparation for trial unexpectedly dredges up painful recollections of ather crime the night when her brother, AJ, saved his best friend at the cost of ather man s life. Only eighteen, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Justice was done. Or was it? Did the events of 1980 happen as she remembers them? She was only a child then. What details didn t she kw?As she plunges deeper into the past, Lu is forced to face a troubling reality. The legal system, the bedrock of her entire life, does t have all the answers. But what happens when she realizes that, for the first time, she doesn t want to kw the whole truth?
- Author(s)Laura Lippman
- Date of Publication03/05/2016
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Weight227 g
- Width140 mm
- Height155 mm
- Spine41 mm
- Read byKathleen McInerney,Nicole Poole
- Format DetailsCD standard audio format
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