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False witness / Karin Slaughter.

Book
  • ISBN: 9780062858092
  • ISBN: 0062858092
  • Physical Description: 440 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library M SLAUGHTER 34510011173067 New Books Checked out 10/05/2021

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel"--Jacket.
"He saw what you did. He knows who you are"--Jacket.
Summary, etc.:
"Leigh Collier has worked hard to build what looks like a normal life. She's an up-and-coming defense attorney at a prestigious law firm in Atlanta, would do anything for her sixteen-year-old daughter Maddy, and is managing to successfully coparent through a pandemic after an amicable separation from her husband Walter. But Leigh's ordinary life masks a childhood no one should have to endure ... a childhood tarnished by secrets, broken by betrayal, and ultimately destroyed by a brutal act of violence. On a Sunday night at her daughter's school play, she gets a call from one of the firm's partners who wants Leigh to come on board to defend a wealthy man accused of multiple counts of rape. Though wary of the case, it becomes apparent she doesn't have much choice if she wants to keep her job. They're scheduled to go to trial in one week. When she meets the accused face-to-face, she realizes that it's no coincidence that he's specifically asked for her to represent him. She knows him. And he knows her. More to the point, he may know what happened over twenty years ago, and why Leigh has spent two decades avoiding her past"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women lawyers > Fiction
Criminal defense lawyers > Fiction.
Trials (Rape) > Fiction
Adult child sexual abuse victims > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction
Estranged families > Fiction.
Heroin abuse > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction
Murder > Fiction
Atlanta (Ga.) > Fiction
Genre: Legal fiction (Literature)
Domestic fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)

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