Martin Fillmore Clark

Martin Fillmore Clark

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Martin Clark is a Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College and a 1984 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. In 1992 he was appointed as a juvenile and domestic relations district court judge for the Twenty-first Judicial Circuit and currently serves as a circuit court judge for the Virginia counties of Patrick and Henry and the city of Martinsville, Virginia, a job he has held since 1995. Martin's first novel, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, was a New York Times Notable Book for the year 2000, a Book-of-the-Month Club selection, a finalist for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award and appeared on several best-seller lists. The New York Times Magazine called Many Aspects "arguably the funniest legal thr ...more

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The Many Aspects of Mobile ...
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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The Legal Limit
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Plain Heathen Mischief
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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“(Mason) took a swig of his drink and shuddered. 'Whoa - little too strong there bartender.' He scrunched his face. 'Oh shit, I am the bartender.”
Martin Fillmore Clark, The Legal Limit

“When you really want something, when you lust, seek, desire, await, anticipate or expect, when you sit in front of the TV after the late news twirling a plastic spoon in a bowl of lukewarm skim milk and saturated puffs of Special K, praying for nine or so hours to pass so that you can check the morning mail to see if the college accepted, the one-night stand wrote, the tax refund arrived or Publisher's Clearing House made you the winner of a dream house in Wisconsin, when you're really looking forward to something, that's when Fortuna dispatches a couple of her handmaidens to drop a load of shit on you.”
Martin Fillmore Clark, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel

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