Presumed Innocent: A Novel (Hardcover)

Presumed Innocent: A Novel By Scott Turow Cover Image
Unavailable at this time.


Presumed Innocent launched Scott Turow's career as one of the pre-eminent legal thriller writers in America and was later adapted to a major feature film starring Harrison Ford.

“This one will keep you up at nights, engrossed and charged with adrenaline.” —People

The novel tells the story of Rusty Sabicch, chief deputy prosecutor in a large Midwestern city. With three weeks to go in his boss' re-election campaign, a member of Rusty's staff is found murdered; he is charged with finding the killer, until his boss loses and, incredibly, Rusty finds himself accused of the murder.

About the Author

Scott Turow is the author of worldwide bestselling novels including Presumed Innocent, Innocent, Ordinary Heroes, The Burden of Proof, Reversible Errors and Limitations. His works of nonfiction include One L, his journal from his first year at law school, and Ultimate Punishment, which he wrote after serving on the Illinois commission that investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan’s unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in office. Ultimate Punishment won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives outside Chicago, where he is partner in the firm of SNR Denton (formerly Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal).

Praise For…

“A grabber to the end… a mystery, a law-courtroom drama, a suspense story and more.” —Cincinnati Post

“Replac[es] the usual array of cardboard motives with full-blooded, complex passions.” —Newsweek

“This one will keep you up at nights, engrossed and charged with adrenaline.” —People

Product Details
ISBN: 9780374237134
ISBN-10: 0374237131
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication Date: July 1st, 1987
Pages: 448
Language: English